Good morning everyone. How are you? I am fine here. Today, I would like to share 25 famous English proverbs you should know. I hope this post will benefit you. Thank you.

1. Practice makes perfect

– for being perfect at something you need to practice everyday.

2. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

- everyone has their own ideas of what is beautiful.

3. Don’t judge a book by its cover

– Don’t judge people/things based on their appearance.

4. Where there’s a will, there’s a way

– If you are determined, you will find a way to achieve what you want.

5. A friend in need is a friend indeed

– if someone helps you when you have problems, or you're in trouble, that person is a true friend.

6. Actions speak louder than words

– What you do shows how you actually feel more than what you say.

7. An apple a day keeps the doctor away

– If you eat healthily, you will be healthy!

8. Better late than never

– is better if you do something later than not do it at all.

9. It’s better to be safe than sorry

– You should always take any necessary precautions.

10. Hate makes waste

– when you try to work too quickly, you usually make mistakes.

11. Easy come, easy go

– when something, especially money, is easily got and then soon spent or lost.

12. Two wrongs don't make a right

– it's not right to wrong someone even if they have wronged you first.

13. If you snooze, you lose

– you have to act fast to get what you want.

14. Cleanliness is next to Godliness

– It’s very important to be clean.

15. You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar

– If you have a sweet disposition you will get more from people than if you are rude to them

16. When in Rome, do as the Romans do

– when you're in another country it's better to behave like the the citizens of that country

17. Don't put all your eggs in one basket

– don't put all your hopes and resources into one goal/dream.

18. The early bird catches the worm

– People who act promptly will have more opportunities available to them, and will ultimately be more successful.

19. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

– If something works well, there’s no point trying to change it.

20. Knowledge is Power

– the more you know the more powerful you are.

21. It never rains, it pours

– bad luck doesn't come alone, bad things happen altogether at once.

22. Great minds think alike

– sharp people usually have the same ideas.

23. Lie down with dogs, wake up with fleas

– if you associate with dishonest people, bad things will befall on you

24. No pain, no gain

– if you cannot work hard you won't achieve your goal.

25. Love is blind

– when we love someone we tend to ignore his/her faults and think then to be perfect.


  1. better late to change your domain...than never ammi!!
    hahaha boleh?

  2. Great minds think alike .... gitu!

  3. First time I know about the number 23's proverbs.

  4. Don’t judge a book by its cover selalu sangat dah dengar..suka la proverbs english ni

  5. Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. - Jangan biarkan diri ditipu orang sama berkali-kali-

  6. hehe teringat pula zaman belajar bahasa inggeris di sekolah dulu

  7. for being perfect at something you need to practice everyday.
    teringat pula hal blog kena2 hari hari update, baru mantap kan cikgu

  8. Macam ulangkaji SPM pula rasanya. Thanks for sharing.

  9. Tips kalau nak skor dlm peperiksaan (karangan BI), cuba guna sekurang2nya 3 proverbs..Tu Pesan Cikgu BI saya dlu.. dan mmg berkesan..ehehe

  10. ada yang pernah dengar dan ada juga yang first time dengar. anyway, terima kasih kerana berkongsi

  11. boleh share kat anak la ni .. boleh improve karangan dia


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