#EngProverb: English Proverbs (28)

Good evening, fellas. How’s your Sunday? I think today was a hot day. Now, let’s move on to our session. What will it be? It will be #EngProverb. Tonight, I’m going to share some proverbs to you. Here we go…

1. A change is as good as a rest

Meaning: a change in routine is often as refreshing as a break or a holiday.

2. A happy heart is better than a full purse

Meaning: happiness is better than wealth.

3. Be swift to hear, slow to speak

Meaning: listen carefully before speaking.

4. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you

Meaning: don’t do mean things to people.

5. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket

Meaning: have a backup plan. Don’t risk all of your money or time in one plan.

6. Empty vessels make the most noise

Meaning: the least intelligent people are often the most talkative or noisy.

7. Fine words butter no parsnips

Meaning: nothing is achieved by empty words or flattery.

8. Grief divided is made lighter

Meaning: if you share your grief, it will be easier to bear.

9. Half a loaf is better than none

Meaning: you should be grateful for something, even if it is not as much as you wanted.

10. It is always darkest before the dawn

Meaning: the most difficult time is just before the problem is solved.

That’s a wrap for today, fellas. Cheerio! :D

Compiled and written by @fabfebby at @EnglishTips4U on October 20, 2013.

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