Money can buy bed but cannot buy sleep
Money can buy books but cannot buy brains
Money can buy food but cannot buy appetite
Money can buy house but cannot buy home
Money can buy medicine but cannot buy health
Money can buy companions but cannot buy friends.
Above all, Money can buy amusement but cannot buy happiness and peace.
Proverb I often use and their meaning.
A – A bad penny always turns up – the sin we commit will always come back to hurt us in one way or the other.
B – Beauty is only skin deep – a person’s character is more important than their appearance.
C – Cleanliness is next to godliness – a clean body is next important as a pure soul
D – Do not judge a book by it’s cover – do not judge people by appearance
E – Every man is an architect of his own fortune – Life is what you make of it.
F – Fools at forty are fools forever – if a person has not mature at the age of forty, he or she will never be.
G – Great oaks grow from little acorns – large successful operations can begin in a little way.
H – Half loaf is better than none – you should be grateful for something, even if is not as much as you want it.
I – It’s of no use crying over a spoiled milk – do not express regret on something that has occured and can’t be solved.
J – Journey of a thousand miles begins with one step – every thing has a beginning.
k – kill the goose that lay the golden eggs – destroy something that would be a source of wealth or success.
L – Look before you leap – consider possible consequences before taking action.
M – Manners makes a man – possibly, a person’s manners shows their origin.
N – No smoke without fire – there could be some truth in a rumor.
O – One man’s meat is another man’s poison. One person can like something very much and the other person might
P – Pride goes before a fall – do not be too self confident and proud, something may happen to make you look foolish.
Q – Quid pro que – to exchange something for something or tit for tat.
R – Rome was not built in a day – it takes a long time to do good job properly. we should not expect it done quickly.
S – Spare the rod and spoil the child – if you do not punish a child when he does wrong, you gradually spoiling his
T – The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach – feed a man well and he will love you.
U – Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown – those who have powers over the lives of others can not sleep soundly
because of their great responsibility.
V – Variety is the spice of life – doing lot of different things makes life more interesting.
W – When in Rome, do what the Romans do – you should adopt the customs of the people or country you are visiting
and behave in the same way.
Y – You can not teach an old dog new tricks – a person who is used to doing something in a certain way can not easily
Z – Zack was crying that he had no shoes, he immediately stopped crying when he saw a man without legs – There are
situations that are worst than yours in life. your situation is not the worst bear that in mind.