Sunday, April 4, 2010

inspirational proverb

Tall oaks grow from little acorns.
Great things may come from small beginnings.

The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.
Children resemble their parents.

The best advice is found on the pillow.
After a good night's sleep we may find an answer to our problem.

The darkest hour is just before dawn.
There is hope even in the worst of times.

The devil looks after his own.
Success comes to those who deserve it least .

The devil makes work for idle hands.
People who have no work, or are idle, often get into or make trouble.

The die is cast.
A decision has been made and it's impossible to change it.

The early bird catches the worm.
If you want to do something successfully, you should do it as soon as you can.

The end justifies the means.
Wrong or unfair methods may be used if the result of the action is good.

The first step is the hardest.
The most difficult thing is to begin.

The more haste, the less speed.
A person makes more progress if they do things less quickly.

The mouse that has but one hole is quickly taken.
If you depend on just one thing, and it fails you, you will have no alternatives.

The pen is mightier than the sword.
Words and communication have greater effect than war and fighting.

The proof of the pudding is in the eating.
The real value of something can be judged only after it has been tried or tested.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
It's not enough to intend to do something, you must actually do it.

The tongue wounds more than a lance.
Insults can be more hurtful than physical injuries.

The truth is in the wine.
People speak more freely under the influence of alcohol.

The way to a man's heart is through his stomach.
Feed a man well and he will love you.

The wish is father to the thought.
You think that something is true because you want it to be so.

There is a black sheep in every flock.
There is always one who doesn't behave or perform like the others.

There is a trick in every trade.
There is an established way of doing things.

There is no fool like an old fool.
A older person is expected to behave more sensibly.

There is safety in numbers.
Being in a crowd makes you feel more confident.

Time and tide wait for no man.
Delaying a decision will not prevent events from taking place.

Time has wings.
Time goes by quickly.

Time is money.
Time is valuable and should not be wasted.

To err is human, to forgive divine.
It is human nature to make mistakes, therefore one should forgive.

Too many cooks spoil the broth. (Humoristic version : Too many clicks spoil the browse!)
If too many people are involved in something, it will not be done properly.

Truth is stranger than fiction.
Events in real life are sometimes stranger than in fiction.

Two wrongs don't make a right.
It is wrong to harm someone because they have harmed you.

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