Proverbs

A proverb is a short fluent saying that is used to express a specific situation based on the cumulative experience of the nations. Ask about famous proverbs, their meanings and origins here.
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Questions in Proverbs

Answer More than likely. This person has broken the golden rule of trust. An honest person would simply have told you they weren't ready for a relationship and started to date other men/women. Cheating is sneaky and selfish because the person wants their cake and eat it too. If the affair…
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AnswerIn short, probably. Needy, clingy, obsessive people are NEVER attractive. Get a life. Be happy about it. Call him, but not too much. Call him when necessary. Let him do most of the chasing, men like that and enjoy it too. Be independent. Be happy about yourself and your life without him. Stop …
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ALL'S FAIR IN LOVE AND WAR -- The rules of hard play are acceptable in war. In someones eyes 'all is fair in love and war" in other words,in a war between love and hate anything is acceptable or fair.
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Answer I am a firm believer in "What goes around, comes around." Every instance where I have done something wrong, it has come back on me at some point in time of my life. And when I say it comes back, it doesn't mean that it comes back the same way; somtimes worse. The safest bet is to make the b…
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Good Things Come in Small Packages Doctor delivering a baby.
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The earliest form of this quote can be found in John Lyly's Euphues (1578). In Euphues the quote goes "The rules of fair play do not apply in love and war." Then in the book Don Quixote (early 1600s) by Miguel de Cervantes a similar quote can be found that goes "Love and War are the same thing, and …
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Answer http://www.biblebrowser.com/proverbs/8-35.htm The context is speaking of a lady called 'Wisdom'. She offers life if you listen to her. There are a number of ways that this can be taken. That is what is wonderful about the word of God. To give a little background Proverbs wa…
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A short verse or statement of truth or moral lesson. Solomon wrote the book of Proverbs. Solomon symbolically represents wisdom. A short popular saying, usually of unknown and ancient origin, that expresses effectively some commonplace truth or useful thought.A proverb is a well known saying that co…
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Generally $1,000,000When they can live a life they would like to live without worrying about money.For example let's say my family needs $50,000 a year to not worry about money. Then if I have $2 million in the bank at 4% interest - I'm making $80,000 per year. Maybe $20000 of that goes to taxes so …
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it is average, it is wealthy though... but they have expensive fortresses that they hid in when Vikings attached so they are very super rich
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Aside for the obvious monetary differences, lets face is society judges you by your wallet. Poor people survive on what they have and rich people couldn't survive on minimalism.
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Answer Depends on what is wrong. Washing machines have a belt that you can replace yourself. There are actually quite a few parts you can replace if you are at all mechanically inclined and have a little time on your hands. On the other hand, if you have a fairly old model, I would consider…
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check out meralgia paresthetica
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Hard work ANSWERTo be a millionaire, the way I see it. Either by stocks(investing) or build a successful business.
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A rolling stone gathers no moss. A watched pot never boils. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. The early bird gets the worm. The second mouse gets the cheese. Laugh and the world laughs with you but cry and the world laughs at you. Silence is Golden. Look…
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If there's a way to "get some of it out" before it's stirred in, do so. Usually one doesn't find out about the overage until the stirring is done, though. Then it's time to dilute or cover the taste. It might be possible (if there is time) to put a couple of thickly sliced potatoes in the curry and …
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"Birds of a feather flock together."
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It traces its origin back to John Lyly's 'Euphues' (1578). The quote was "The rules of fair play do not apply in love and war. " John Lyly was a Renaissance English poet and playwright.
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Answer 1 Corinthians 13 >> King James Bible 1 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have al…
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if you don't take care of yourself,many diseases will come to you.better you keep yourself clean and tidy. eat healthy foods such as vegetables,fruits,milkand meat.
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to plan how to catch a thief example: drawing pictures to catch a thief plan where you think the thief will steal always have someone with you so your safe and won't be a suspect when people think who the thief is. leave bait such as money so the thief can steal. then tell on them…
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Ádh mór ort / Go n-éirí leat (singular) Ádh mór oraibh / Go n-éirí libh (plural)Answer"Adh mór ort" - aw Moore urtAlso, "An t-ádh leat" pronounced 'an taw lat'
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Wait a couple of hundred years and put anti-gravity in it.Put air in it and take it on a ride on the vomit comet aircraft to have the barrel experence weightlessness.Maybe you could just take the top off and let it fill with the sorrounding air and it will weigh less while the top is off. BEST ANS…
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Answer In prov. 15:25 widow is mentioned once. In prov. 23:10 the fatherless is mentioned once and orphans per se not at all.
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Answer Normal morality is often suspended in extreme circumstances. In some situations, such as when you are in love or waging war, you are allowed to be deceitful in order to get what you want. It is often used as an excuse for acting unpleasant
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Well i have too find the rest of the proverb but am stuck so the first bit is look before then i have to find the rest of it so can you please find the rest of it for me please ? xxxxx
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This means if you are determined to solve a problem by trying often and hard to find a solution you will find a way to solve the problem. Similarly- necessity is the mother of invention. This means that when you are determined or enthusiastic about something, there will be a way to fulfil or comp…
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It depends.. do you love him?? does he love you?? talk to him about it!! and dont let it get you down im sure he loves you :)
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A carton of half a dozen eggs
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That is a Chinese proverb. BUT some say it is a PERSIAN saying! My question is "who said it first?"
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Benjamin Franklin. This proverb has been attributed To Benjamin Franklin, but versions of it have been around for much longer. The exact version of this proverb was first published in 1639 in the book Parœmiologia Anglo-Latina or 'Proverbs English, and Latin'.
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he was very poor , when he was a young boy, his mother died. So, without having a mother and a proper education, he was raised.
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This proverb means that a person attributes his failings or shortcomings to the actions of other people instead of attributing them to the person who is ultimately responsible for our actions - namely oneself!! So u should not be one !!
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Psalm 118:8 says that it is better to trust the Lord than to trust people. It is also the middle verse in the Bible.
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1. Stay Ahead 2. Slang: Without Lying, tell the truth.
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Augustus was born to a simple family however once he inherited the total wealth of his uncle, Julius caesar he inherited the fortune the Roman dictator spent his whole lifetime gathering. Augustus Caesar was fairly wealthy until he conquered Egypt after he defeated marc Antony at the battle of actiu…
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A proverb is something that is rhetorical, and means something deeper than what it says. Some proverbs include: "Love conquers all" - Love can transcend all difficulties and problems"The heart that loves is always young" - Love keeps a person mentally sharp and devoted"Desperate times call for despe…
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This is a Chinese Proverb: "If you give a man a fish you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime." Regrettably, the origin of this quote is unknown. Over the years, the quote has been misattributed to Confucius, Lao Tzu, Laozi, and Guan Zhong. The meaning of …
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The correct phrase is - all that GLISTERS is not gold, originated before the 12th Century. But, made popular by William Shakespeare in the Merchant of Venice
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it means if you hang around bad people you will follow then and become how they are
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When you knock on a empty barrel, it's loud, a full barrel is quiet. SO, he who has nothing to say - says too much.
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That moist air is more amenable to transmitting scents is the basis for the proverb "Flowers smell best just before a rain." Specifically, moist air is a harbinger of coming rainfall. Atmospheric and terrestrial moisture enhances the strength of an odor. That is why flowers release fragrances just b…
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I think it means when something seems cool and awesome but in reality it's not all that great.
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it means if uve done something wrong then it is never too late to fix it...bcuz no matter how late after it is, you should still fix it, bcuz someone could still be afffected by it
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A phrase hard to explain so i ll give you an example like what goes around comes back around
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It means that if one really has a will to do something, they will find a way to do it.
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This saying is based on several Proverbs from the Bible for example: Proverbs 22:15 Foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child; The rod of correction will drive it far from him. So spare the rod and spoil the child means if you don't correct your child your child will grow up undisciplined,…
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(Land) Lord. Wealthy.
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Self help books, or I'd say any kind of books are the best source for the information and knowledge you or we'd like to gain. One must know, that, Books are the best friends. Coming on to SELF HELP BOOKS, they're the greatest source of wisdom shared by proficient authors about how one should lead a…
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a man should go the way lend the way and be the way by the way
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Story on proverb there is no smoke without fire?
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riddle from bicol region
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In this poem the poet has pointed out the divisions in our society. The poet says that rich people are getting all of things they need and they pass unwanted things to the poor or when their appetite has been fulfilled give a small amount of alms to the poor. Poet is of the hope that there would be …
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Proverbs consists of hundreds of proverbs each with their own specific meaning. Overall, they are directions for wise living and ways to avoid errors in life.
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That saying means that time elapses so fast it is like an arrow which flies through the air at a fast rate of speed. But, I believe that saying has a second part to it which is "fruit flies like a banana." It is supposed to be a play on words, because flies in the first part is a verb and flies in t…
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All work and no play may make Jack a dull boy, but all play and and no work makes jack go broke - Jack is like a piece of flotsam in a sea of debt heading towards the rocks of financial inhalation.
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When people are left unsupervised, they will misbehave.Meaning: When the person is in charge is away, the subordinates will take advantage of the situationCats are a predator against mice; cats will track mice down and play or kill them. So when no cats are around, the mice do whatever they want. Th…
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The early bird may catch the worm, but people who prefer to loll in bed and work in the evening are more intelligent, according to psychologists. So, late to bed and late to rise, can make a person healthy, wealthy and wise
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It talks mainly of the wifes love.
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slow and steady wins the race
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The expression look before u leap means that someone should always look at a situation logically, and reason out beneficial ideas before taking decisions. That is, your decisions should be made out of a treated issue.
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It means having plenty of.
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The soul and primary purpose of every human being, is to discover and establish a personal relationship with their Creator. This is why each person coming into the world is given free will. Those who opt for intimate knowledge of and personal connection to the Source of all that was, is, and ever sh…
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without pain we cannot achieve our goal
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The saying 'all that glitters is not gold' means that simply because something may appear priceless, pleasing or pretty, its no sign that without a doubt its worth having once its true nature has been discovered. Don't let appearances, and particularly attractive appearances, blind you to the realit…
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Probably not. This version: "Charity begins at home, is the voice of the world, yet is every man his greatest enemy, and as it were, his own executioner. " was written by Sir Thomas Browne (19 October 1605 - 19 October 1682) in his book Religio Medici (1642). Other similar quotes: "Charity begins a…
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Little girl Arati was perfectly alright till yesterday. But there was a sudden change in her speech since morning. She had developed stammering. It was brought to the notice of her mom and dad. "What happened to you my dear Arati? Why are you speaking with stammering?" Mom asked. She was unable to …
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A New Broom Sweeps Clean
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If you are talking about form analysis like songs then it won't work. Proverbs have no structure per say.This is a general outline for the book of proverbs. Wisdom for young men Prov 1:1 - 9:18 wisdom for all people Prov 10:1 - 24:34 wisdom for leaders Prov 25:1 - 31:31 There are four different f…
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This is a general outline for the book of proverbs. Wisdom for young men Prov 1:1 - 9:18 wisdom for all people Prov 10:1 - 24:34 wisdom for leaders Prov 25:1 - 31:31 There are four different forms that the writer used in writing the Proverbs. They are always written in two-line form. In the first…
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Human pride is something that many people struggle with on a daily basis. Getting rid of pride is a long process that takes a lot of work. Once the Lord shows you what true humility is, you must fight as hard as you can to rid yourself of the pride in a constant battle. However, God does not require…
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It means you cannot teach an old dog new tricks.
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often the best choice is right under your nose right in front of you, people who are choosey look around for a better alternitive, when often there isn't one and they end up with a worse option to what they could have had.
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In spite of King Solomon's name being included in the text as an author of the Book of Proverbs, we simply do not know who contributed to the book, but scholars have identified several distinct sections in Proverbs: 1:1-9:18 - probably post-exilic10:1-22:16 - probably earlier than the first section …
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"Go n-ithe an cat thú is go n-ithe an diabhal an cat "Is the original saying. It is basically an irish curse it means "go to hell" but it has a Implication of you dieing alone with only a cat for company, and the cat eating you. Then the cat dieing no one careing enough to feed it or check on eithe…
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Before you jump, make sure that there is safe ground for you to land on. For example, if you quit your job make sure that you have another job to go to, or another way to support yourself and your family.
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It an "anonymous" quote because the originator is not known. "If you love something let it go; if it comes back to you, it's yours forever; if it doesn't, then it was never meant to be."
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Curiosity killed the cat.
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The saying that "great talkers are little does" is a charge that someone is talking big but not accomplishing anything.
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mighty oaks from little acorns grow
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A man can be 60, but feel 40. A man can be 30, and feel 50. It depends on how healthy the man is. If he is obese or depressed, he can feel worse than he actually is, and vice-versa. It can also be phycological.For example, if a young, 27 year-old man were going under something strenuos, such as the …
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everything that is attractive on the out side may not be really valuable inside
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Do it right the first time. Do a task the way it is supposed to be done and you will not have to do it again.
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why do we need to study pro verb
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1. Proverbs expressing a general attitude towards life and the laws that govern life. 2. Ethical proverbs recommending certain virtues and condemning certain vices 3. Proverbs expressing a system of values. 4. Proverbs expressing general truths and observations about life and human nature. 5. Hu…
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1. Proverbs expressing a general attitude towards life and the laws that govern life. 2. Ethical proverbs recommending certain virtues and condemning certain vices. 3. Proverbs expressing a system of values. 4. Proverbs expressing general truths and observations about life and human nature. 5. H…
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false,because it is written during the spanish period
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no because proverbs are not only just a thing of the past it can be a thing of the present.Because even though today many people are using and creating more proverbs.no no no no yeah
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You can find proverbs from around the world at the related link.
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damiana eugenio claassified the proverbs into 6 groups...
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sa inyo ko nga tntanong tas aq pasa2gutin nio anu kau hilo/
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because proverbs is important from similar languages and cultures
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ewan ko bakit mo tinatanong sa kin tanong mo sa buwan sasagutin ka ng araw
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