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English proverbs, sayings and quotes

science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
edited March 2014 in Quotes
We can share English proverbs, quotes etc. and their meaning, let's start ,
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  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Soon learnt, soon forgotten.

    Something that is learned easily is also forgotten easily.
  • HelvioHelvio Posts: 1,860 Inactive
    Easy comes easy goes.

    Very similar that you have posted science24.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    absolutely @Helvio
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    A monkey in silk is a monkey no less.

    No matter how someone dresses, it's the same person underneath.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Good and quickly seldom meet.

    A well-done job takes time.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November 2013
    Don't count your chickens before they're hatched.

    You must not be too confident that something will be successful.
  • HelvioHelvio Posts: 1,860 Inactive
    edited November 2013
    In Brazil's Portuguese we have anoter verssion.

    Don't count with the egg in the chicken's ass


    We are a very impolite people. Maybe only the majority. :-\"
  • LynneLynne Teach HomePosts: 9,698 mod
    edited December 2013
    Well today I actually said, "There's many a slip twixt cup and lip."

    It means that even when something seems certain, things can still go wrong.
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  • LynneLynne Teach HomePosts: 9,698 mod
    A good one for me today as I discover that Bootstrap now uses col instead of span.

    Colour me confused.

    (It basically means the change confused me to start with, because nothing worked on my old template. Grrr!)
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,267 mod
    Now I'm completely befuddled!! :-S (That's one of my favourite words!)
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Practice makes perfect

    Doing something over and over makes one better at it. <:-P
  • pryfllwydpryfllwyd The AnthropocenePosts: 1,405
    many a mickle makes a muckle

    lots of small things make a bigger thing
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Grasp all, lose all.

    Trying to obtain everything will often result in gaining nothing.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    No pain, no gain.

    Nothing is achieved without effort.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Haste makes waste

    If something is done too quickly, it may be done carelessly and need to be redone.
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,267 mod
    More haste, less speed.

    Don't do things too quickly, or it will take you longer in the end!
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Health is better than wealth

    It's better to be in good health than to be rich.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Never put off till tomorrow what can be done today.

    Don't postpone until later something you can do now.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    If two ride a horse, one must ride behind.

    When two people do something together, one will be the leader and the other will be the subordinate.
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,267 mod
    Or walk @Science24!
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Saying is one thing, doing is another.

    People don't always do what they announce.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    He can who believes he can.

    If you believe you can do something, you will be able to do it.
  • amatsuscribbleramatsuscribbler Posts: 2,267 mod
    A cat may look at a king.
    Anyone can look at anything! But my cats look at me as THEY are the kings! :P
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    Knowledge in youth is wisdom in age.

    What you learn when you are young will be invaluable when your grow old.
  • science24science24 Posts: 984 ✭✭✭✭✭
    The early bird catches the worm.

    If you want to do something successfully, you should do it as soon as you can.
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