English Proverbs -AS YOU SOW, SO SHALL YOU REAP

Proverb Expansion AS YOU SOW, SO SHALL YOU REAP This is a proverb from the Bible. Man is responsible for the out­come of his actions. If the action is based on goodness the result is also good and if the action has been evil, the outcome also tends to be evil. Goodness is the child … Read more English Proverbs -AS YOU SOW, SO SHALL YOU REAP

English Proverbs -A DROWNING MAN WILL CATCH AT A STRAW

Proverb Expansion A DROWNING MAN WILL CATCH AT A STRAW A person is drowning, will desperately clutch even at a floating straw. The only thought that is in his mind is to catch at something that will save him. To him, it does not make any difference, between a log of wood and a straw. … Read more English Proverbs -A DROWNING MAN WILL CATCH AT A STRAW

English Proverbs – BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER

Proverb Expansion BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER Blood relationship is always found to be stronger and valuable than mere friendship formed through acquaintance. They have a strong bond of affection than all other relationships. Friends may be sincere and willing to help. But they have limits. Relatives like father, mother, brother and sister will stand … Read more English Proverbs – BLOOD IS THICKER THAN WATER

English Proverbs – BOOKS AND FRIENDS SHOULD BE FEW, BUT GOOD

Proverb Expansion BOOKS AND FRIENDS SHOULD BE FEW, BUT GOOD Friends are said to influence the character of a person. Similarly books too can affect the personality of an individual to a great extent. One is free to choose whatever he wants. There are good people and bad people. So one must take care to … Read more English Proverbs – BOOKS AND FRIENDS SHOULD BE FEW, BUT GOOD

English Proverbs – BURN NOT YOUR HOUSE TO FRIGHT THE MOUSE AWAY

Proverb Expansion BURN NOT YOUR HOUSE TO FRIGHT THE MOUSE AWAY Mouse is a pest which infects houses and fields. Cats are also reared to get rid of mice. It is difficult to get rid of mice completely if they are many in number. If we try to bum down the house to get rid … Read more English Proverbs – BURN NOT YOUR HOUSE TO FRIGHT THE MOUSE AWAY

English Proverbs – CLOTHES DO NOT MAKE THE MAN

Proverb Expansion CLOTHES DO NOT MAKE THE MAN Some people are fond of wearing colourful clothes. It is not wise to judge a man by the domes he wears. There are crooks that dress well and cheat others. They create an impression on the public by wearing trendy clothes. They also speak sweetly and convincingly. … Read more English Proverbs – CLOTHES DO NOT MAKE THE MAN

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