Misc English Proverbs and Old English SayingsMisc English Proverbs 1 2
A bad penny always turns up.
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
A man is known by the company he keeps.
A man's home is...
PAN- AFRICAN UNIVERSITY
SCHOOL OF MEDIA AND COMMUNICATION
THEORETICAL FOUNDATION OF STUDIES IN COMMUNICATION
ADEYI TOLULOPE IBUKUNOLUWA
PROVERBS AS A COMMUNICATION THEORY
What is a Proverb?
A proverb according to Wikipedia is derived from a...
A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.
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A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers.
A book holds a house of gold.
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket...
Proverbs for Cultivation of Minds
Proverbs have been used in various cultures around the world: Chinese; English; and African are among the most common. According to Chinua Achebe in the book “Things Fall Apart”, African proverbs are described by the Igbo people as ”the palm oil with which words...
Paremiography: A Proverb Project
Paremiology (from the Greek – a study of Proverbs)
Paremiography (a collection of Proverbs)
Part 1: The Prologue
There are 3 difficulties with proverbs. First, as metaphors, they must be recognized and deciphered correctly. Two, they must be remembered and...
Bible Verse for Studying
Proverbs 14:26 In the fear of the LORD there is strong confidence, And His children will have a place of refuge.
Proverbs 18:16 A man's gift makes room for him, And brings him before great men.
26 For God gives wisdom and knowledge and joy to a man who is good...
I have chosen the Chinese proverb, “He who asks a question is a fool for five minutes; he who does not ask a question remains a fool forever.” This an old Chinese proverb I found interesting, and decided to use it as I use it frequently in my personal life although I do say mine a bit different, “The...
of Bondage: Romans 8:15
Addictions: Romans 8:15, 2 Peter 2:19
Captivity to Satan: 2 Peter 2:19
Compulsive Sin: Proverbs 5:22, John 8:34
Fear of Death: Hebrews 2:14-15
Servant of Corruption: Luke 8:26, John 8:34, Acts 8:23, Romans 6:16, 7:23
Bondage to Sin: 2 Timothy 2:26
Bind: Spirit of...
26. Silks and satins, scarlet and velvet, put out the kitchen fire.
“Silks and satins, scarlet and velvet, put out the kitchen fire” is one of the proverbs in a yearly almanac published by Benjamin Franklin who had many talents of American. This proverb of his has valuable as a living truth...
Pearls From Proverbs – Chapter Twenty One
We will now look at Proverbs chapter twenty one:
On Life and Conduct
1. The king's heart is like channels of water in the hand of the Lord; He turns it wherever He wishes. Proverbs 21:1 (NASB)
It is good for all of us to remember – it is God who...
There is a Mandarin proverb that, when translated literally, means, “adding legs when painting a snake.” More commonly, it is interpreted as “gilding a lily.”
The moral of this proverb is not to ruin your work by unnecessary additions. Mie Prefecture is a perfect example of this proverb. Mie is the lily...
English Proverbs: Every student is given one proverb to memorize. They should memorize the proverb word for word, but they can explain the meaning of the proverb in their own words.
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We desire to bequest two things to our children -- the roots and wings. ~Sudanese Proverb
Children will dislike all those who give all things to them. ~African Proverb
A child's lie is like a dead fish in a pond that in the end, always comes to the surface. ~Luo Proverb
Nursing a pregnancy...
they enjoy. I really believe that will be worst punishment.
These passages from the book of Proverbs read, "He who spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him." (Proverbs 13:24, King James Version, KJV) I agree with the bible but to me discipline doesn’t have to be...
As we know, proverbs do not function as mere ophical phrase mongering. As a rule, they are used for some practical, pragmatical purposes in various circumstances of everyday communication. With the aid of a proverb on poetic adornments of speech; neither are they used, normally, to meet man's needs...
Compare and Contrast Psalms and Proverbs
The first memory I have of the book of Psalms is my Pastor saying “Turn to Psalms located in the middle of the bible.” Psalms became the first book of the bible I knew how to find instantly. The next memory I have of the book of Psalms is chapter 23, The Lord...
A proverb is a short and simple sentence well - known and repeated by the members of the target language community. It is usually a universal truth, based on common sense or experience of people.
You cannot teach old dog new tricks.
Learn wisdom by follies of others.
Never put off...
Taming your Tongue
When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.
– Proverbs 10:19
Tongue (your words):
1) Is a dangerous and powerful tool
…How good is a timely word!
Do not let any unwholesome talk come...
First of all I would like to say that in today’s fast-moving world people, who are always on the go, should follow a famous proverb, which goes: “A sound mind in a sound body”. It means that everyone should maintain a healthy lifestyle and there are several ways to do it.
Firstly, people should exercise...
concerns or interests, it is important to display honesty and integrity (Stern, 2012). Proverbs 10:9 says, “Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but whoever takes crooked paths will be found out” (Proverbs 10:9). This scripture suggest that there’s a direct correlation between honesty and success...
Studying proverbs from different cultures can help us understand the similarities and differences of other cultures compared to our own. The proverbs of some different cultures can be used to illustrate the differences...
PHILOSOPHY IN AFRICA PROVERBS
1.1 Proverbs as Universal
Proverbs expresses the thought wisdom, moral codes and cultural heritage of a people or culture. It is distinct from other oral traditions such as fables, folklores; folk tales and riddles. Although proverbs are in- some cases derived from...
The proverb means that we have to bear the consequences of our own actions. If our actions are good, the results will also be good. If we help others, we will be helped by them. If our actions are bad, the results will also be bad. Id we sow hatred and disunity, we will be hated. One is punished or rewarded...
and actually sought God at some point in their lives. It answers our need of emotion. Proverbs gives us principles by which to live, but emotion is not one of its elements.
Psalms is a collection of sacred poems/songs. In all the Psalms there is an element of praise. Many are prayers to God. In...
of ALLAH the most merciful the most Gracious.
Worthy president, respected teachers and my dear fellow.
I beg leave to draw your attention to the “Proverb” The children of to day with be the citizens of tomorrow”
As an example Europe and America are before us. These western countries educated their youths...
A Man of Wisdom
The book of Proverbs describes what a wise man is and what his behavior grants him. A man of wisdom has many characteristic aspects that make him ‘wise’, these are made very clear in the book of Proverbs. King Solomon, being granted the wisest man, was the author...
consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume.
• I founded the earth and established the heavens, (See Proverbs 3:19)
• I formed man from the dust of the ground, (See Genesis 2:7)
• I breathed into man the breath of life, (See...
OUTLINE OF GRADUATION PAPER
Title: ‘Space perception through English and Vietnamese proverbs and idioms’
Student: Nguyen Huy Dat (ETE29)
Supervisor: Nguyen Thanh Huong Ph.D
Cognitive linguistics is still a very young branch in comparison to other sciences of language...
3 Use in conversation
4 Use in literature
5 Sources of proverbs
6 Paremiological minimum
7 Proverbs in visual form
8 Proverbs in advertising
9 Sources for proverb study
Not to be confused with pro-verb.
For other uses, see...
had good eye contact, and gave one clear example of what the proverb meant. I lacked a strong outline or several diverse examples to give. If I had demonstrated more examples, this could of helped the audience relate better to the proverb.
6. Oral Report
One problem that I had with my oral report...