#EngProverb: English proverbs (3)

  1. “Absence makes the heart grow fonder” – When you are away from someone you love, you love them even more.
  2. “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” – A person’s character is more important than their appearance.
  3. “Losers weepers, finders keepers” – If you lose something you weep, if you find something you keep it.
  4. “Marry in haste, repent at leisure” – If you get married too quickly, you may spend all your life regretting it.
  5. “The truth is in the wine” – People speak more freely under the influence of alcohol.
  6. “To err is human, to forgive divine” – It is human nature to make mistakes, therefore one should forgive.
  7. “Stolen fruit is the sweetest” – What is forbidden is the most tempting.
  8. “Put all your eggs in one basket” – Risk everything by relying on one plan.
  9. “Loose lips sink ships” – Disclosing important information could result in large.
  10. “If life deals you lemons, make lemonade” – You should make the best of a bad situation.

Compiled by @Patipatigulipat at @EnglishTips4U on August 27, 2011

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