The best-laid schemes of mice and men gang aft agley.
~ Old English Proverb [18853]


ALTERNATE VERSIONS:
The best made plans of mice and men often go astray.
ORIGIN and HISTORY:
NOTABLE USE OF PROVERB: Served as title and theme of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men which was also made into a motion picture of the same name.
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