proverbs 5

Proverbs, 5





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

41. “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” Miguel de Cervantes, writer

42. “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Pablo Picasso, painter

43. “The best revenge is massive success.” Frank Sinatra, American singer and film actor

44a. “In order to increase your success rate, double your failure rate.” Thomas Watson, founder of IBM.

44b. “When I was young, I observed that nine out of 10 things people did were failures. So I did 10 times more things.” George Bernard Shaw, Writer and Critic

44c. “In order for you to profit from your mistakes, you have to get out and make lots of them.” Anonymous

44d. “If you’re not having problems, you are missing an opportunity for growth.” Edwin Louis Cole, Author

45a. “Save your pennies for a rainy day.” Antonio Francesco Grazzini, Italian author.

45b. “A penny saved is a penny earned.” Benjamin Franklin, American Scientist, Statesman, Writer


46a. “If you are not going forward, you’re going backwards.” Pat Riley, Basketball Coach.

46b. “Do not fear going forward slowly; fear only to stand still.” Chinese proverb.

47a. “An ounce of action is worth a ton of theory.” Friedrich Engels

47b. “Ideas are a dime a dozen. People who implement them are priceless.” Mary Kay Ash, Entrepreneur

47c. “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Wishing is not enough; we must do.” Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, German poet, philosopher

48a. “An incompetent tradesman blames his tools.” French proverb

48b. “The inferior man blames others. The superior takes responsibility.” Don Shula, football coach

48c. “Our greatest enemies, the ones we must fight most often, are within.” Thomas Paine, Statesman

49. “The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you’re the pilot.” Robert Orben, speechwriter.

50. “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, either way, you are right.” Henry Ford, Industrialist





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