the best of friends must part (ways)
/ðə bˈɛst ʌv fɹˈɛndz mˈʌst pˈɑːɹt wˈeɪz/
used to encourage people to appreciate their friendships while recognizing the inevitability of change and separation, as any friendship may come to an end due to various circumstances
history repeat itself
/hˈɪstɚɹi ɹɪpˈiːt ɪtsˈɛlf/
used to imply that history can be a predictor of future events, and that human behavior and societal patterns tend to repeat themselves, emphasizes the importance of learning from the past
a man can die but once
/ɐ mˈæn kæn dˈaɪ bˌʌt wˈʌns/
used to emphasize the importance of living life to the fullest without fear of death, as it is an inevitable event that cannot be avoided
accidents will happen in the best of families
/ˈæksɪdənts wɪl hˈæpən ɪnðə bˈɛst ʌv fˈæmɪlɪz/
used to imply that even the most careful or well-prepared people or families can still experience unexpected mishaps or mistakes
all roads lead to Rome
/ˈɔːl ɹˈoʊdz lˈiːd tə ɹˈoʊm/
used to say that all the ways of doing something have the same result
there are many / multiple paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is (always) the same
/ðɛɹˌɑːɹ mˈɛni mˈʌltɪpəl pˈæθs tə ðə tˈɑːp ʌvðə mˈaʊntɪn bˌʌt ðə vjˈuː ɪz ˈɔːlweɪz ðə sˈeɪm/
used to convey the idea that regardless of the different routes taken, the ultimate outcome or result is predetermined and inevitable
the tongue always returns to the sore tooth
/ðə tˈʌŋ ˈɔːlweɪz ɹɪtˈɜːnz tə ðə sˈoːɹ tˈuːθ/
used to imply that people have a tendency to dwell on things that cause them pain or discomfort, even if doing so only makes the situation worse
what will be, will be
/wˌʌt wɪl bˈiː wɪl bˈiː/
used to suggest that some things are out of human control and that people should not waste their time and energy worrying about things they cannot change
at the end of the game, the king and the pawn go back in the same box
/æt ðɪ ˈɛnd ʌvðə ɡˈeɪm ðə kˈɪŋ ænd ðə pˈɔːn ɡˌoʊ bˈæk ɪnðə sˈeɪm bˈɑːks/
used to highlight the concept that regardless of one's status or position in life, everyone ultimately faces the same fate of death
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