Proverbs


Offbeat English

proverb

´´The pen is mightier than the sword.´´

Trying to convince people with ideas and words is more effective than trying to force people to do what you want.

´´When in Rome, do as the Romans.´´

Act the way that the people around you are acting. This phrase might come in handy when you’re traveling abroad notice that people do things differently than you’re used to.

´´When the going gets tough, the tough get going.´´

Strong people don’t give up when they come across challenges. They just work harder.

´´No man is an island.´´

You can’t live completely independently. Everyone needs help from other people.

´´Fortune favors the bold.´´

People who bravely go after what they want are more successful than people who try to live safely.

´´People who live in glass houses should not throw stones.´´

Don’t criticize other people if you’re not perfect yourself.

´´Hope for the best, but…

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