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TO ERR IS HUMAN, TO FORGIVE DIVINE

TO ERR IS HUMAN, TO FORGIVE DIVINE There is great truth in this common proverb. All human beings make mistakes and therefore we, as humans, should learn to be tolerant.

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PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE

PREVENTION IS BETTER THAN CURE There is some inborn lethargy in us which makes us ignore the possibility of trouble, even after we have seen the first faint beginning of

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‘KNOWLEDGE IS POWER’, IS A GREAT SAYING

‘KNOWLEDGE IS POWER’, IS A GREAT SAYING The hunger for power is universal. We generally identify power with physical strength. Thus, tiger is physically more powerful than man. But man,

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HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES

HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES The literal meaning of the word ‘handsome’ is of fine form or figure’. A handsome person is a good-looking person, a person with pleasing looks.

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JACK OF ALL TRADES AND MASTER OF NONE

JACK OF ALL TRADES AND MASTER OF NONE If there is a man who knows a little of many different trades or occupations but does not know any one of

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THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM AT THE TOP

THERE IS ALWAYS ROOM AT THE TOP I know the story of a young man, which illustrates the fact that there is always room at the top. Having passed his

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CUT YOUR COAT ACCORDING TO YOUR CLOTH

CUT YOUR COAT ACCORDING TO YOUR CLOTH This proverb is a piece of worldly wisdom. It advises us to be careful in our expenses. We must spend in such a

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A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS(UNIVESAL)

A ROLLING STONE GATHERS NO MOSS We sometimes find a green coating over fixed and motionless surfaces like river-beds, lake-shores, damp walls, moist ground, and tree trunks. This soft, velvety

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WHAT IS PROVERB?

WHAT IS PROVERB? A proverb is a short saying in general use expressing popular wisdom or practical truth or commonly held ideas and beliefs. For example: ‘Actions speak louder than

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HOW TO EARN HAPPINESS

HOW TO EARN HAPPINESS It was Gandhiji who said, “Happiness depends on what you can give, not what you can receive.” This, I think, is what happiness is all about.

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