Important Provebs – Part 2

  1. “Birds of a feather flock together.”

    People like to spend time with others who are similar to them.

  2. “Keep your friends close and your enemies closer.”

    If you have an enemy, pretend to be friends with them instead of openly fighting with them. That way you can watch them carefully and figure out what they’re planning.

  3. “A picture is worth a thousand words.”

    Pictures convey emotions and messages better than written or spoken explanations. That’s why PhraseMix has illustrations 🙂

  4. “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.”

    Things that are offered for free always have a hidden cost.

  5. “There’s no place like home.”

    Your own home is the most comfortable place to be.

  6. “Discretion is the greater part of valor.”

    Sometimes it’s important to know when to give up and run away, instead of always acting brave and maybe getting hurt.

  7. “The early bird catches the worm.”

    You should wake up and start work early if you want to succeed.

  8. “Never look a gift horse in the mouth.”

    If someone offers you a gift, don’t question it.

  9. “You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.”

    When you try to do something great, you’ll probably make a few people annoyed or angry. Don’t worry about those people; just focus on the good results.

  10. “God helps those who help themselves.”

    Don’t just wait for good things to happen to you. Work hard to achieve your goals.


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