"If at first you don't succeed, fail fail again. " Waldorf and Statler
W.C. Fields: "If at first you don't succeed, give up. No reason to make a d**n fool of yourself"..."If at first you don't succeed, fail fail again. " Waldorf and Statler
Originally, and more properly, "penny wise and pound foolish." That one is so old, it may predate the dollar.Penny wise and dollar foolish. ...
I've never heard any of those, but instead "Busier than a one-armed wallpaper hanger."... Flat out like a lizard drinking water
Busier than a one-eyed dog in a smokehouse
Busier than a one legged man at a butt kicking contest
Busier than a one armed Bayman (Newfy) with a wood stove
My co-worker who's of Ukranian descent says that too.Had a wonderful woman who worked on my team who was of Polish descent, she would say 'Not my circus, not my monkees...', rather eloquently stating 'not my problem'...I stole it.