Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Proverbs

  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.
  1. A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.
    Things we already have are more valuable than what we hope to get.
  1. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
    When people we love are not with us, we love them even more.
  1. A cat has nine lives.
    Cat can survive seemingly fatal events.
  1. A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.
    One weak part will render the whole weak.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. Adversity and loss make a man wise.
    We gain wisdom faster in difficult times than in prosperous times.
  1. A fool and his money are soon parted.
    Foolish people do not know how to hold on to their money.
  1. A journey of thousand miles begins with a single step.
    Howsoever big a task is, it starts with a small step.
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