English Proverbs – GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW

Proverb Expansion  GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW Compared to the big oak tree the acorn is a very small seed. But the seed when matured grows into huge tree in course of time. If we study the history of many of the big business in the world, we can see that they all grew … Read more English Proverbs – GREAT OAKS FROM LITTLE ACORNS GROW

English Proverbs – GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELPS THEMSELVES

Proverb Expansion GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELPS THEMSELVES God will help only those who are willing to help themselves. In other words, we should put in our own effort in all our activities in addition to our prayers. If we get into a dangerous situation and do nothing believing that God will miraculously get us … Read more English Proverbs – GOD HELPS THOSE WHO HELPS THEMSELVES

English Proverbs – FORBIDDEN FRUIT IS THE SWEETEST

Proverb Expansion FORBIDDEN FRUIT IS THE SWEETEST Forbidden things arouse curiosity. If somebody forbids us to do something, our curiosity will increase. We will wonder why we are forbidden to do it. Everyone knows that drugs are harmful. One may get addicted if he tries it. But knowing all this, adventurous youngsters try them at … Read more English Proverbs – FORBIDDEN FRUIT IS THE SWEETEST

English Proverbs – FINE FEATHERS MAKE FINE BIRDS

Proverb Expansion FINE FEATHERS MAKE FINE BIRDS We usually call a bird beautiful if its features are attractive. Some birds have highly coloured and attractive features. Parrots are beautiful with their greenish body and red beaks. Blue lark looks extremely beau­tiful with its blue feathers. Similarly, a person may be more impressive if he wears … Read more English Proverbs – FINE FEATHERS MAKE FINE BIRDS

English Proverbs – EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS IS NOBODY’S BUSINESS

Proverb Expansion EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS IS NOBODY’S BUSINESS If a piece of work is entrusted to a single person, he will carry it out sincerely. But if it is given to a group of people, it will be found that the work is not completed properly. As many people are responsible for the work, nobody takes … Read more English Proverbs – EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS IS NOBODY’S BUSINESS

English Proverbs -EVERY HORSE THINKS ITS OWN PACK THE HEAVIEST

Proverb Expansion EVERY HORSE THINKS ITS OWN PACK THE HEAVIEST Load carrying horses are concerned only with load it carries. It does not think about the load other horses carry. That is why it feels that it has got the heaviest load. Similarly, people also think that their sorrows are greater than others. Such people … Read more English Proverbs -EVERY HORSE THINKS ITS OWN PACK THE HEAVIEST

English Proverbs – EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY

Proverb Expansion EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY Nobody can be permanently unlucky. One who is poor today may be rich tomorrow. It is wrong to think that a poor man will always remain poor. Similarly, a man who is rich today can lose all his fortune tomorrow. Fortune and misfortune are only two sides of … Read more English Proverbs – EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY

English Proverbs -DISCONTENT IS THE FIRST STEP IN PROGRESS

Proverb Expansion DISCONTENT IS THE FIRST STEP IN PROGRESS Greed is always undesirable. But to be ambitious is good. By ambi­tion, we mean that one should/riot be contented with the progress he has made in life. Man should always try for more and more progress. In the past, people used to walk long distances for … Read more English Proverbs -DISCONTENT IS THE FIRST STEP IN PROGRESS

English Proverbs -DEATH IS THE GREAT LEVELER

Proverb Expansion DEATH IS THE GREAT LEVELER Different kinds of people live among us. There are good as well as bad, happy and unhappy, rich and poor people. Once we are dead all must certainly refuses to dust. It comes to claim us all one day or the other. Death has no distinction. It could … Read more English Proverbs -DEATH IS THE GREAT LEVELER

English Proverbs -CUT YOUR CLOTH ACCORDING TO YOUR COAT

Proverb Expansion CUT YOUR CLOTH ACCORDING TO YOUR COAT If a coat is to be stitched properly, we should get the cloth cut in the required measurement. In short, we should cut the cloth in the proper way to make the coat. A big coat if we cut the pieces small, we won’t be able … Read more English Proverbs -CUT YOUR CLOTH ACCORDING TO YOUR COAT

English Proverbs -CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

Proverb Expansion CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME People are often reluctant to help others. Helping others is a rare and good quality. Charity is the willingness to help others. There are people who help their nearest and dearest only. There are others who spend huge sums of money on charitable institutions but pay no atten­tion to … Read more English Proverbs -CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME

English Proverbs -CALL A SPADE A SPADE

Proverb Expansion CALL A SPADE A SPADE Some people use long and round about expressions while speak­ing. This makes the audience confused If one is to express his ideas clearly, he should make his speech plain and simple. Such speeches attract listeners. The best speaker is he who puts his ideas in plain lan­guage. We … Read more English Proverbs -CALL A SPADE A SPADE

Proverb Expansion- A FAULT CONFESSED IS HALF REDRESSED

Proverb Expansion  A FAULT CONFESSED IS HALF REDRESSED It is quite natural of human being to commit mistakes. There is nobody who has not committed any mistake. But once we know that we have done something wrong, we should be ready to admit it. Ad­mitting or confessing a fault means that we are prepared to … Read more Proverb Expansion- A FAULT CONFESSED IS HALF REDRESSED

Proverb Expansion- A FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED

Proverb Expansion A FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED Money is an important thing in the world. It can buy many com­forts. It earns us respect. People respect the person who is wealthy and powerful, while nobody pays attention to a beggar. Money is safe in the hands of a wise man. He invests … Read more Proverb Expansion- A FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED

English Proverbs – A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS

Proverb Expansion A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS Moss gathers on a stone that is stationary but not on one that is always on the move. Similarly persons who are always changing from one occupation to another can never prosper. They simply waste their time and energy. They lose the power of serious application to … Read more English Proverbs – A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS