Mama Used to Say: Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life: A Legacy of Words Worth Preserving from One Generation to Another by Joyce Digby Nelson, Ed.D.
Excerpts from Page 26:
A Closed Mouth Doesn’t Get Fed
If you want something, open your mouth and ask for it.
You Can’t Judge the Honey
by Looking at the Bee
This had the same meaning as “You can’t judge a book by its
cover.”Mama wanted you to be curious and explore your
options before making a decision.