Stupid is as stupid does.
~ American Proverb [18367]

From the classic novel by Winston Groom, and the movie of the same name, Forrest Gump, became famous when Tom Hanks uttered this "instant proverb." It, along with other endearing phrases such as, "Life is like a box of chocolates," quickly permeated the American culture.

My mama always said, "You've to put the past behind you before you can move on."

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