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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.
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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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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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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No. They are just plants that grow in the field. Sometimes kids play with them. They keep the flies off the fox.
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Some Wikians have responded, and here are their answers. Add yours if you wish, but please leave up what has been posted. There are many possible correct answers. When it stops feeling good, tasting good or the like, it's too much.Take the perfect amount, then add a little more. That's too much.What…
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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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All are not saints that go to churchAppearances are deceptiveClothes dont maketh a manDont judge a book by its cover
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So that an even better thing may begin~
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"Proverbs" are 'wise sayings'. Specifically, the Bible itself says that 'The proverbs of Solomon son of David, king of Israel' were written to help in: "...gaining wisdom and instruction; for understanding words of insight; for receiving instruction in prudent behavior, doing what is right and j…
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you can type it in the internet and youll find it but the authour id unknown!
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To make yourself good, not perfect.And its the closest thing you can get to perfect.
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Both men and women should give a little and it's not about who does the most giving. When you give a gift or do something nice do it without strings attached. If you do it for someone that loves you as a mate, friend or relative, then you should expect respect back. You can't weigh giving. Sometimes…
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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 We don't value life until we're about to lose it. As a Buddhist master once said: "Yesterday is just a memory. the future is just a promise (or hope). the only reality is the present moment." Enjoy the present.
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If something comes along nothing holds you back Real life is not found in inactivity
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Answer No.Thats silly.
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some riddles are: what soaks up water but has holes in it? answer: sponge what grows shorter the longer it stands? answer: a candle what has a mouth that never talks? answer: river by 893Jess Rox398: What do poor people have, Rich people need, if you eat it you'll die and is worse than the devi…
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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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Because if they don't end you will be caught up in the moment and wont see the other good things ahead Yes, what he said was right, but there is more to it than that. If good things don't come to an end, you won't appreciate them as much.What if the weekend lasted all week? First of all, it could n…
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The proverb 'Newspapers are the world's mirror in reflection' has a simple meaning. Basically the proverb means that a newspaper is the world's mirror. The things that are reflected in the newspaper are usually what one would see if they look at the world.
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This is a proverb by an anonymous source.
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I dont know that i quite understand the question, but if you want a riddle, how about this one: Three men wanted to stay at a hotel. When they got their, the clerk informed them it would be $30, so, the 3 men splitted it, they each payed $10. Well, after the men went up to their room, the clerk reli…
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Ádh mór ort / Go n-éirí leat (singular) Ádh mór oraibh / Go n-éirí libh (plural)"Adh mór ort" - aw Moore urtAlso, "An t-ádh leat" pronounced 'an taw lat'
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AnswerAll is fair in love-we are expected to "follow our hearts." Since the heart is not ours to control, we cannot be blamed if the heart leads us to fall in love with another, or to fall out of love with someone to whom we promised eternal love-and war: by its very definition, war involves (1) inf…
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What is black and white, but red all over? a newspaper
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One is "a man rides into town on Friday stay three days then leaves on Friday" the answer is his horses name was Friday. another one is"sheep can go through the green glass but goats can't" why? anything that's goes through the green glass has to have double letters in a row.
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You is where you is.
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The proverb means that before someone pursues something, they should first work to be worthy of it. In the pursuit of becoming worthy, the seeker might find that they no longer desire it.
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something you just invented! A bill for everything he just bought.
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it is a Biblical quotation, Proverbs 21.22 with a parallel translation in the New International verson of the Bible. "Wisdom is better than strength, but the poor mans wisdom is despised and his words are no longer heeded"
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The actual word thrift isn't mentioned, however, the value of thrift is expressed several times in Proverbs including Proverbs 21:20 and Proverbs 30:25. Another example is Proverbs 10:5.
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You could put a flexible bladder (balloon) filled with helium in it. The classic answer to this old question is: Fill it full of holes.
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Life is like a library owned by the author. In it there are a few books that he wrote himself, but most of them are written for him
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It means that you ought to enjoy something you actually have today, instead of dreaming having two times that tomorrow - which is far from sure. In other terms, "one bird in the hand is worth two in the bush"
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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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That people's goodwill and kindness is in no way connected to their beliefs, ethnic heritage or social class. Addendum Prejudice is a product of all our accumulated biases and discriminating mind. Compassion is our innate goodness.
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1. A guy left home he took a left, then another left and then another left then he was home again and there were 2 guys standing at his home and they had masks on WHO ARE THEY? Answer: They are the umpire and the pitcher. He's at a baseball game!2. It is reported that 5% of college graduates get thi…
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Maybe now more than ever. Since she was on Hannah Montana and has a new album out right now and was on tour Miley. I haven't heard of her dad doing much anymore.
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AnswerWhen a rich person is rich, they know what they are spending and the way money can go away fast by spending it. When a rich person becomes poor, the rich person who just became poor is RICH IN KNOWLEDGE. Not money. So with that knowledge they can become rich once again. But suppose you give mo…
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The history of Chinese proverbs includes their origins over 4,000 years ago. These proverbs were created to help address specific situations and teach morality.
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When you ever think it is then it is....
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Ulysses S. grant was neither poor nor very rich in his lifetime. He is said to of lived above his means, but was not poor at all. He was just an average person.
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I can walk but i cannot stand but i don't have a head what am i ?
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Mongolia is a poor country.
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A pauper is an extremely poor person
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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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The phrase haste makes waste is term used often when somebody is doing things too quickly. It means that if a person works to quickly on something it may cost them more in the end because of too many mistakes.
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Nothing is as easy as it looks. Everything takes longer than you think. Anything that can go wrong will go wrong. If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong. Corollary: If there is a worse time for something to go w…
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a proverb is a short fluent saying that is used to express a spacific situation based on the cumulative experience of the nation.
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Turkey is a "rich" country ...
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Yes it is.
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Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.-Chinese Proverb
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Synonyms for proverb include truism or aphorism.
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The proverb means that if people were given a second chance to redo certain areas of their life they would probably make better decisions than the decisions they had previously made. This proverb is similar to the one that goes "I wish I knew then what I know now," since if the person knew in the pa…
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"He who has health has hope; and he who has hope has everything" - Arabian Proverb "A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book" - Irish Proverb "Fresh air impoverishes the doctor" - Danish Proverb "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" - Franklin "A man too busy to t…
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an example of a proverb
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Not precisely in that form, but the Bible certainly makes it clear that the home is important. Another answer: One of the passages that give rise to the maxim "Charity begins at home" is 1 Timothy 5:8 - But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has de…
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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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This phrase is idiomatic, meaning that its' literal meaning is different from its' intended meaning. The phrase "There's no I in team" isn't literally talking about the letters contained in the phrase, it's saying that there are no individuals in a true team. A true team is filled with players that …
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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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Confuscious Say: ~ Man who go thru turn style sideways is going to Bankok ~ Crowded elevator smell different for midget ~Man who stand on toilet is high on pot
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birds with no wings shouldnt try to fly
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Congo is one of the poorest countries in the world, if you look at it from an economic point of view. But Congo is very rich in natural resources.
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Trust once betrayed is not easily restored
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Rich.
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Don't cry over spilt milk.
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Borrowing money is almost never a good idea, so a great place to start is to get a job; look for help wanted ads in the newspaper or see if a friend can recommend you for something. You can also start a business or invent something that people would buy and use in their everyday lives. Most inventor…
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A mythical hero of the American Indians, believed to be the creator of the tribes.
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look before you leap.
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'Too many cooks spoil the broth', 'Many hands make light work', 'Red sky at night, shepherd's delight, red sky at morning shepherd's warning' are all proverbs. But one thing that puzzles me is that the first two contradict themselves, 'Too many cooks....' means that too many people doing the wrong t…
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I dont now :))
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It means that too many opinions/ideas as to how something can be done will not have a good outcome. An example would be in making a soup and having everyone add what they like. It would not work out right and no one would eat it.
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The purpose of a proverb, is to answer questions from other endeavours of life in a more understanding way.
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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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Some Riddles I am the beginning of the end, and the end of time and space. I am essential to creation, and I surround every place. What am I? answer: The letter E.
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There are various proverbs about fingers that include "locks and keys are not made for honest fingers." "When a finger is pointing at the moon, the fool looks at the finger" is another proverb.
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Sudan is an extremely poor country that has had to deal with social conflict, civil war, and the July 2011 secession of South Sudan - the region of the country that had been responsible for about three-fourths of the former Sudan's total oil production. The oil sector had driven much of Sudan's GDP …
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Afghanistan is poor.
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The last straw breaks the camel's back.
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Everyone understands the importance that proverbs have in every language. In the form of short, easily memorable phrases, the proverbs contain a great treasure of folk wisdom, and through use of a short proverb, it's often easier to express an idea better and more convincingly, than with a long spee…
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The Poor Richards proverb is, A man is known by the company he keeps. This means that people are judged to be like those they hang around with, whether they are or not.
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The proverb about rich and poor indicates that those that are rich often have a difficult time letting go of their material wealth. That can hinder them from finding true riches in salvation.
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Benjamin Franklin
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Life has no inactivities
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