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funny proverbs

funny proverbs

Date: Sep 17 2007

Topic: Idioms and Slang

Author: hoda61

Lesson

  • Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
 
  • The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.
 
  • It is easier to fight for principles than to live up to them.
 
  • A verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on.
 
  • Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious.
 
  • I can resist everything except temptation.
 
  • It's a great satisfaction knowing that for a brief point in time you made a difference.
 
  • The fellow who never makes a mistake takes his orders from one who does.
 
  • A bird in the hand is safer than one overhead.
 
  • Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
 
  • If you are willing to admit faults, you have one less fault to admit.
 
  • Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.
 
  • There are three faithful friends an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
 
  • Men marry women with the hope they will never change. Women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.
 
  • The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
 
  • Technology is a way of organizing the universe so that man doesn't have to experience it.
 
  • Man who live in glass house should change clothes in basement.
 
  • Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach

  • Experience is that marvelous thing that enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again.
 
  • You cannot get to the top by sitting on your bottom.
 
  • Man who sneezes without hanky takes matters into his own hands. 

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murad ali

murad ali

Yemen

  • A bird in the hand is safer than one overhead.

    as we  have an Arabic one

         as a bird in hand is bette than 10 in the tree

09:31 PM Mar 11 2011 |

majid_jjs

majid_jjs

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

hi

i like proverb so much

and you made me so happy

keep up! 

12:17 AM Aug 01 2008 |

hoda61

hoda61

Morocco

ALWAYS HAPPY

 WISH U ALL THE TIME BE HAPPY AND GLAD

THX FOR ANSWERING

04:08 PM Sep 29 2007 |

AlwaysHapppy

Russian Federation

I like this lesson Cool Thank you…

05:09 AM Sep 27 2007 |

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