THE ENGLISH PROVERBS

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« Reply #90 on: May 21, 2015, 05:04:50 PM »
Constant occupation prevents temptation.


=When you are busy working, you avoid temptation.

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« Reply #91 on: May 21, 2015, 05:05:20 PM »
Diligence is the mother of good fortune.


=Hard work brings rewards.

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« Reply #92 on: May 21, 2015, 05:05:43 PM »
Diseases of the soul are more dangerous
than those of the body.


=Thought to refer to mental and emotional disorder or spiritual torment as opposed to bodily pain.

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« Reply #93 on: May 21, 2015, 05:06:05 PM »
Dogs of the same street bark alike.


=People of the same background have the same behaviour.

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« Reply #94 on: May 21, 2015, 05:06:33 PM »
Don't dig your grave with our own knife and fork.


=Don't do something yourself that causes your own downfall.

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« Reply #95 on: May 21, 2015, 05:06:54 PM »
Don't judge a book by its cover.


=Don't judge by appearances.

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« Reply #96 on: May 21, 2015, 05:07:20 PM »
Early to bed, and early to rise, makes
a man healthy, wealthy and wise.


=It is much better for you to go to bed early and to get up early in the morning;

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« Reply #97 on: May 21, 2015, 05:07:38 PM »
Easier said than done.


=What is suggested sounds easy, but it is more difficult to actually do it.

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« Reply #98 on: May 21, 2015, 05:07:58 PM »
Empty vessels make the most noise.


=The least intelligent people are often the most talkative or noisy.

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« Reply #99 on: May 21, 2015, 05:08:18 PM »
Every ass likes to hear himself bray.


=People like to listen to themselves talking.

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« Reply #100 on: May 21, 2015, 05:08:42 PM »
Every cloud has a silver lining.


=There is a positive or hopeful side to every situation.

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« Reply #101 on: June 10, 2015, 12:35:06 PM »
...some of these are really thought provoking,nice sharing sir  :)




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Department of English, DIU

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« Reply #102 on: June 28, 2015, 03:01:51 PM »
All are nice quotes.

Thanks sir.

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« Reply #103 on: June 29, 2015, 11:36:57 AM »
'Soon learnt, soon forgotten'
Something that is easy to learn is easy to forget.

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« Reply #104 on: July 25, 2015, 02:38:53 PM »
Everyone,
please share more so that we can learn more.