English Proverbs – THE BEST FISH SWIM NEAR THE BOTTOM

Proverb Expansion THE BEST FISH SWIM NEAR THE BOTTOM It is always easy to catch the fish that swim near the surface of the water. But the best always remains at the bottom and hence they cannot be caught easily. The pain taken to catch such fish is always worth­while. Likewise, the rarest of gems … Read more English Proverbs – THE BEST FISH SWIM NEAR THE BOTTOM

English Proverbs -BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER

Proverb Expansion BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER Birds of the same kind are often seen to flock and fly together. Some migratory birds fly in flocks. This is because a bird can be com­fortable only in a group of its land. This is the case with human beings also. Those with similar tastes … Read more English Proverbs -BIRDS OF THE SAME FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER

English Proverbs -BETTER TO GET AN EGG TODAY THAN A HEN TOMORROW

Proverb Expansion BETTER TO GET AN EGG TODAY THAN A HEN TOMORROW An opportunity that we get today may not be available tomorrow. If we set aside the chances at hand hoping to get bigger chances, we are liable to be getting rejected. So it is always wise to accept and utilize what­ever is at … Read more English Proverbs -BETTER TO GET AN EGG TODAY THAN A HEN TOMORROW

English Proverbs -BARKING DOGS SELDOM BITE

Proverb Expansion BARKING DOGS SELDOM BITE Dogs are expected to bark and bite. They guard our homes from intruders. Whenever they see a stranger, they bark. There are dogs that bark too much. It is a fact that such dogs rarely bite. They only try to frighten people away by their loud bark. On the … Read more English Proverbs -BARKING DOGS SELDOM BITE

English Proverbs -ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY

Proverb Expansion ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY Concentration on work alone with no enjoyment makes a person dull and unsociable. The mind constitution is such that it can be made to work for a long time. At the same time, proper relaxation is neces­sary for keeping it from getting overworked. … Read more English Proverbs -ALL WORK AND NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY

English Proverbs -ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD

Proverb Expansion ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD Gold is a very valuable metal; it has an attractive glittering appearance. But it does not mean that everything which glitters like gold should be precious. There are things that look like gold and taking than on their face value is unwise. A port on may be … Read more English Proverbs -ALL THAT GLITTERS IS NOT GOLD

English Proverbs – MAN DOES NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE

Proverb Expansion        MAN DOES NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE Man is a being with multifarious tastes and interests. He towers over other animals in the shades of sentiments, emotions and suffers from tensions too. He is the only homosapien creature in the world using his mental faculty. Thus unlike other animals who have a … Read more English Proverbs – MAN DOES NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE

English Proverbs -IF WINTER COMES CAN SPRING BE FAR BEHIND

Proverb Expansion  IF WINTER COMES CAN SPRING BE FAR BEHIND It is horribly chilly throughout the winter in the west. Roads blocked by several feet of frozen snow paralyze traffic. Temperature reaching below freezing point even in Shimla and Srinagar in India stops water supply. Markets are closed for days together. Sometimes even electric supply … Read more English Proverbs -IF WINTER COMES CAN SPRING BE FAR BEHIND

English Proverbs – IF CHARACTER IS LOST ALL IS LOST

Proverb Expansion        IF CHARACTER IS LOST ALL IS LOST There is an old saying ‘if wealth is lost nothing is lost, if health is lost something is lost. But if character is lost all is lost’. It is not a religious teaching. It is a universal maxim and stands true in all the countries … Read more English Proverbs – IF CHARACTER IS LOST ALL IS LOST

English Proverbs – HEALTH IS WEALTH

Proverb Expansion        HEALTH IS WEALTH A healthy mind lives in healthier body. Mind is rather the battery of the physical mechanism of human beings. It decides all the activities of man good or bad. But it requires a healthy abode. It is only then that fortune smiles at man and fills his coffers with … Read more English Proverbs – HEALTH IS WEALTH

English Proverbs – DEATH IS A LEVELER

Proverb Expansion  DEATH IS A LEVELER  The boast of heraldry, the pump of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth ever gave, Awaits alike the inevitable hour The path of glory lead but to the grave. There is none as democratic as death. ‘Yamaraj’ does not distinguish between the rich and the poor. Alexander … Read more English Proverbs – DEATH IS A LEVELER

English Proverbs – CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

Proverb Expansion    CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME To give sermons is an easy job. Teachers, parents, religious preachers all have been advising people to be moral and truthful. The new generation of politicians would ask people to make people literate, to make sacrifices for the motherland, to devote time for social work and to strengthen … Read more English Proverbs – CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

English Proverbs – MAKE HAY WHILE SUN SHINES

Proverb Expansion    MAKE HAY WHILE SUN SHINES Success bows to a man who takes advantage of an opportunity as soon as it comes in his life. a student gets an opportunity to acquire knowledge during his academic career. If he does not avail of this opportunity he may not be successful in any field … Read more English Proverbs – MAKE HAY WHILE SUN SHINES

English Proverbs – HE IS STRONG WHO CONQUERS OTHERS, HE WHO CONQUERS HIMSELF IS MIGHTY

Proverb Expansion       HE IS STRONG WHO CONQUERS OTHERS, HE WHO CONQUERS HIMSELF IS MIGHTY Conquering others shows the strength of man. It is just a show of real physical strength when a wrestler or a boxer knocks his rival down. When Alexander conquered half of the world it was the manifestation of his strength. The … Read more English Proverbs – HE IS STRONG WHO CONQUERS OTHERS, HE WHO CONQUERS HIMSELF IS MIGHTY

English Proverbs – NEITHER A BORROWER NOR A LENDER BE

Proverb Expansion NEITHER A BORROWER NOR A LENDER BE There is an old saying ‘if you want to make a friend a foe lends him some money’. A man borrows when he faces difficulty in his life.  Who knows if he will win over his problems? If he does well and good. He may return … Read more English Proverbs – NEITHER A BORROWER NOR A LENDER BE