proverb A person who does not settle in one place will not accumulate wealth or status, or responsibilities or commitments.
More example sentences
- He certainly was not sympathetic towards the spirituality of them, and he once commented to a friend considering the monastic life, ‘It is true that a rolling stone gathers no moss, but then, why should it?’
- Just as a rolling stone gathers no moss, an active brain grows no hair.
- But sometimes you just have to take the rough with the smooth, watch the way the cookie crumbles, let sleeping dogs lie, and remember that a rolling stone gathers no moss.
Definition of a rolling stone gathers no moss in:
- The US English dictionary