What goes around the world and stays in a corner?
A stamp

What book was once owned by only the wealthy, but now everyone can have it? You can't buy it in a bookstore or take it from a library.
A telephone book

What can run but never walks, has a mouth but never talks, has a head but never weeps, has a bed but never sleeps?
A river

At night they come without being fetched, And by day they are lost without being stolen.
The stars

No sooner spoken than broken. What is it?
Silence / A secret

A butcher has a 36 inch waist around, and he's 5 feet tall. What does he weigh?

A certain crime is punishable if attempted but not punishable if committed. What is it?
Suicide / Coup d'etat

What common English verb becomes its own past tense by rearranging its letters?
Ate and Eat

You use a knife to slice my head and weep beside me when I am dead. What am I?
An onion