- "Home wasn't built in a day."
- Simple: It takes time for a family to be built.
- "The chickens have come home to roast."
- What it means: The chickens are ready to be roasted.
- About the quote: In this quote, "roost" is changed to "roast," which changes the meaning of the word.
- "Time wounds all heels."
- Simple: Time hurts all heels.
- What it means: A person that does wrongs will have wrong done to them as well.
- About the quote: This is a reverse of "Time heals all wounds."