Thursday, September 21, 2006


A proverb is a saying popularly known and repeated, usually expressing simply and concretely, though often metaphorically; a truth based on common sense or the practical experience of mankind. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. If a proverb is distinguished by particularly good style, it may be known as an

Some famous Proverbs:

"Absence makes the heart grow fonder."

"Actions speak louder than words."

"A friend in need is a friend indeed."

"You never know what you've got till it's gone."

"A good beginning makes a good ending."

"A jack of all trades is master of none."

"A picture is worth a thousand words."

"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."

"It's better to be silent and thought a fool, then to speak up and remove all doubt."

"Self trust is the first secret of success."

"The best things come in small packages."