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a rolling stone gathers no moss

Definition of a rolling stone gathers no moss in English:

proverb A person who does not settle in one place will not accumulate wealth or status, or responsibilities or commitments.
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.
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