Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.


Everybody is wise after the thing has happened.French.

Everything happens for the best.

That happens in a moment which may not happen in a thousand years.French, Italian.

What does not happen in a year may happen in a moment.Spanish.

What happens to one may happen to another.

What is long spoken of happens at last.Dutch.

What is to happen will happen.Hans Andersen.