Proverbs, 3





Here are some sayings or proverbs. What do they mean? Do you agree with them? Give examples from real life.

21. “You can’t judge a book by its cover.” Lester Fuller, Author
22. “If you keep your face to the sunshine, you cannot see a shadow.” Helen Keller, author, speaker.
23. “A farmer reaps what he sows (A farmer harvests what he plants).” Biblical passage.
24. “Action speaks louder than words.” John Pym, English parliamentarian.
25a. “What soberness conceals, drunkenness reveals.” English proverb

25b. “In wine, there is truth.” Alcaeus, Greek poet.



26. “Poverty was the greatest motivating factor in my life.” Jimmy Dean, singer, TV host, actor
27. “Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Benjamin Franklin, Statesman, inventor, businessman, scientist.
28. “Blood is thicker than water.” Heinrich der Glîchezære, German poet
29. “God gave us our family members, but thank goodness we can choose our friends.” Ethel Watts Mumford, author
30. “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day; teach him how to fish and you feed him for life.” Chinese proverb

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