#EngProverb: English proverbs (5)

  1. “You never know what you can do until you try.” – Try first before deciding not to do something.
  2. “Virtue is its own reward.” – You should not expect praise for acting in a correct or moral way.
  3. “Time and tide wait for no man.” – Delaying a decision will not prevent events from taking place.
  4. “Snug as a bug in a rug.” – Feeling very comfortable.
  5. “Pride comes before a fall.” – Don’t be too self-confident or proud; something may happen to make you look foolish.
  6. “Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today.” – Don’t postpone something you can do now.
  7. “Experience is the father of wisdom.” – Experience and knowledge result in better judgment.
  8. “Distance makes the heart grow fonder.” – When you are separated from the person you love, your feelings are even stronger.
  9. “Clothes don’t make the man.” – Appearances can be deceiving.
  10. “Home is where the heart is.” – You call home the place where the people you love are.

Compiled and written by @Miss_Qiak at @EnglishTips4U on October 16, 2011

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