1. A bad workman always blames his tools.
This proverb is used when someone blames the quality of their equipment or other external factors when they perform a task poorly.
Example: X: The turkey isn’t cooked well because the oven is not functioning well. Y: Well, it’s the case of a bad workman blaming his tools.
2. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
Things we already have are more valuable than what we hope to get.
Example: X: Why did you turn down that job offer when you don’t have anything concrete in hand at the moment? Y: Well, I’m confident I’ll land one of the two jobs I interviewed for last week. And they’re better than this one. X: In my opinion, you should’ve taken it. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
3. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
When people we love are not with us, we love them even more.
Example: When I was with her she always fought with me but now she cries for me on phone. I think distance made her heart grow fonder.
4. A cat has nine lives.
Cat can survive seemingly fatal events.
Example: I haven’t seen him for several weeks, but I wouldn’t really worry about him. Everyone knows a cat has nine lives.
5. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
One weak part will render the whole weak.
Example: No matter how confident the team is, it is as strong as its weakest link – its defence.
6. Actions speak louder than words.
Actions are a better reflection of one’s character because it’s easy to say things, but difficult to act on them and follow through.
Example: Julie always says she’ll donate to the school, and she never does, so I doubt she will this year. Actions speak louder than words, after all.
7. A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
When someone is in a difficult situation, s/he will take any available opportunity to improve it.
Example: After trying all reliable medicines, he is now visiting quacks to get a cure for his baldness. A drowning man will clutch at a straw.
8. Adversity and loss make a man wise.
We gain wisdom faster in difficult times than in prosperous times.
Example: After losing money in my investments, I know which investments to avoid. It is rightly said adversity and loss make a man wise.
9. A fool and his money are soon parted.
Foolish people do not know how to hold on to their money.
Example: She gave up her entire estate on the basis of a verbal promise. A fool and his money are indeed easily parted.
10. A journey of thousand miles begins with a single step.
Howsoever big a task is, it starts with a small step.
1.A rolling stone gathers no moss---means that a person who never settles in one place, one who is always changing his mind will never get anything done.
2.Every cloud has a silver lining-means that we should not give up easily as we face problems, trials and challenges because there will be always something positive or good things or reward that comes out in every unpleasant situation.
3. Beauty is just a skin deep. means the we should not judge a person with his/her physical appearance, its the attitude that we must see.
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All that gliters is not golDs
Silence speaks more thaN words
Where there is a will there is a way
God helps those who helpS themselves
Early row bed early to rise makes the man healthy wealthy and wise
Do good have good