Thursday, December 29, 2005

OUR PROVERB COLLECTION

In our class, two people introduced the proverbs or quotations everyday.We would like to put them here and share them with you. We hope you will like them.

1. Where there's life, there's hope.

2.When poverty comes in the door, love flies out of the window.

3.Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.
---------Albert Einstein
4.Home is where the heart is.

5.Your life is what your thoughts make it.

6.The early bird catches the worm.

7. Ignorance is bliss.

8. Charity begins at home.

9. Where there's will, there's a way.

10.Better late than never.

11. All good things come to those who wait.

12. Time and tide wait for no man.

13. Clothes make the man.

14. Never judge a book by its cover.

15. The pen is mighter than the sword.

16. Actions speak louder than words.

17. Safty is first.

18. When in Rome, do as the Romans do.

3 Comments:

Blogger Phoebe said...

My proverb is,
ignorance is bliss.
It means, if you don't know about sth, you cannot worry about it.
For an example, some doctors believe ignorance is bliss and don’t give their patients all the facts.

1:17 pm  
Blogger jasmine said...

Well-done!Thank you, zhang!
There some contrary proverbs, just like 11&12,13&14,15&16.They are both reasonalbe in different situation and context.

1:28 pm  
Blogger jasmine said...

I'd like to share some more contrary proverbs.
1.Don't cross your birdges before you come to them.
(Forewarned is forearmed.)
2.Silence is golden.
(The squeaky wheel gets the grease)
3.Wise men think alike.
(Fools seldom differ.)

1:32 pm  

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