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There are many wise sayings in every culture that offer advice about life. These sayings are called "proverbs". I will show you some proverbs and we will discuss their meanings. Be as imaginative as you can. Your groups get 1 point for each suggested meaning, even if it’s wrong. Common Proverbs
Common Proverbs "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.
Two wrongs don’t make a right Common Proverbs "Two wrongs don't make a right." When someone has done something bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse.
Common Proverbs "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.
Common Proverbs difficult strong people the situation "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 Common Proverbs "No man is an island." You can't live completely independently. Everyone needs help from other people.
Common Proverbs "Fortune favors the bold." People who bravely go after what they want are more successful than people who try to live safely.
Common Proverbs "Birds of a feather flock together." People like to spend time with others who are similar to them.
Common Proverbs "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer." If you have an enemy, pretend to be friends with them instead of openly fighting with them. That way you can watch them carefully and figure out what they're planning.
Common Proverbs "A picture is worth a thousand words." Pictures convey emotions and messages better than written or spoken explanations. That's why PhraseMix has illustrations :)
Common Proverbs "There's no such thing as a free lunch." Things that are offered for free always have a hidden cost.
Common Proverbs "There's no place like home." Your own home is the most comfortable place to be
Common Proverbs "The early bird catches the worm." You should wake up and start work early if you want to succeed.
Common Proverbs "You can't always get what you want." Don't whine and complain if you don't get what you wanted.