English Proverbs

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1.Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
   When you are away from someone you love, you love them even more.

2.All days are short to Industry and long to Idleness.
    Time goes by slowly when you have nothing to do.

3.All that glitters is not gold.
   What look good on the outside may not be so in reality.

4.Anger is the one thing made better by delay.
   When you are angry, it is best not to speak or act immediately.

5.A bad tree does not yield good apples.
   A bad parent does not raise good children.

6.A friend's eye is a good mirror.
   A real friend will tell you the truth.

7.Be swift to hear, slow to speak.
   Listen carefully before speaking.

8.Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.
   Don't trust your enemies.

9.Diligence is the mother of good fortune.
   Hard work brings rewards.

10.Every man has his price.
     Everyone's loyalty can be bought for a price.

11.Every why has a wherefore.
     There is an explanation for everything.

12.Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade.
      Nothing is achieved without effort.

13. Half a loaf is better than none.
       You should be grateful for something, even if it's not as much as you wanted.

14.Honesty is the best policy.
     It's always better to be honest.

15.However long the night, the dawn will  break
     Bad things don't last forever.

16.Justice delayed is justice denied.
       If the law is applied too late, there is no justice.

17. Kindness begets kindness.
       If you are kind to people, they will be kind to you.

18.Let bygones be bygones.
     Let's forgive and forget past quarrels.

19.Man proposes, God disposes.
     Our destiny depends on God's will.

20.Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today
      Don't postpone something you can do now. 

21.a)No smoke without fire.
     b)No wind, no waves.
     There could be some truth in the rumour...

22.Patience is a virtue
      It is good to be patient.

23.Snug as a bug in a rug.
      Feeling very comfortable.

24. There is safety in numbers
      Being in a crowd makes you feel more confident.

25. Variety is the spice of life.
       Doing a lot of different things makes life more interesting.

26.You never know what you can do until you try.
     Try first before deciding not to do something.

27. You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
       You help me and I'll help you.

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Edy Zaidi said...

ni kalau buat karangan letak semua ni kompem full mark

ELFarahin said...

Hehee...memang itupun tujuannya...hee~