Free Essays on Proverbs

  1. Proverbs

    Abstract: Proverbs, which derive from life are the condensation and embodiment of the language and culture of a nation. They can reflect geography, history, customs of a nation. So it is necessary to study a nation's proverbs when we try to study its culture . English and Chinese proverbs, being treasures...

  2. Philosophy in African Proverbs

    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 some...

  3. Proverbs

    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 is not as tough as bringing up a child. ~Swahili Proverb When a four-year...

  4. Irish Proverbs

    Irish Proverbs Masuma Kabir 082458015 Eng 215 IRISH PROVERBS 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 between...

  5. English Proverb

    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. |Proverb: | |Proverb: |...

  6. true friendship

    What Is Friendship? “Friends should be few but good,” advises a Greek friendship proverb. In the same vein, a Jewish proverb states, "The good fellow to everyone is a good friend to no one." What these two proverbs emphasize is that it’s the quality and not the quantity that matters in the friendship...

  7. My Opinion and View on Corporal Punishment

    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...

  8. Example of Proverb

    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 used...

  9. Compare Psalms and Proverbs

    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...

  10. Asdfjkl

    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...

  11. Proverbs Essay

    Proverbs Essay 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 to...

  12. Proverbs in Morocco

    traditional proverbs that she uses while discussing any topic. I always try to ask her to give me “extensive” explanations about the meanings that I can’t see behind those words. And of course she always helps me and surprises me with deep cultural traditional explanations for the proverbs she uses. Using...

  13. Proverbs

    1. Book of Proverbs A collection of moral and philosophical maxims of a wide range of subjects presented in a poetic form. This book sets forth the "philosophy of practical life. It is the sign to us that the Bible does not despise common sense and discretion. It impresses upon us in the most forcible...

  14. Proverbs Essay

    Proverbs: Choice and Discernment, the Two Ways of Living In studying the book of Proverbs there is a similar theme of choice and discernment, the teachings of decision-making and the repercussions of your actions. These books are made up of extremes and polar opposites. The dualisms are the rich...

  15. Proverbs

    genre than proverbs and sayings. It was the subject of deep study of scientists in most different ideological branches. Most of the scientists agreed that the proverbs are folklore speech. Where was not only the person's point of view but also general people's outlook is expressed. Proverbs and sayings...

  16. Education Is the Best Investiment

    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...

  17. Proverb in English and Vietnamese

    A CONTRASTIVE STUDY ON PROVERBS ON WEATHER IN ENGLISH AND VIETNAMESE HA NOI TABLE OF CONTENT I. Literature Review On Proverbs: 1.Definition 2...

  18. English Proverbs

    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 Proverb (disambiguation). Chinese proverb. It says, "Study till old, live till...

  19. African Proverb

    but it takes an entire village to raise the child." -African Proverb What do you think? Should the community have some responsibility in making sure all kids turn out ok? Should raising a child be entirely the parents' job? What about parents who aren't doing their jobs? What about their kids? ...

  20. The Proverbs of Benjamin Franklin

    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 that wealth make losing happiness. We know that “silk...

  21. Investments

    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...

  22. Proverbs

    PROVERB (from the Latin proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying popularly known and revered, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often metaphorical. A proverb that describes a basic rule of conduct may also be known as a maxim. If a proverb...

  23. The Proverbs

    “A STITCH IN TIME SAVES NINE” Proverbs have been well defined thus “short sentences found on long experience”. They are brief yet striking form of wisdom which can be anonymous or created by famous people. One of the proverbs I find most useful in life is the one of Thomas Fuller – a British writer:...

  24. English Proverbs

    A Research on the Translation of English Proverbs A Thesis Presented in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts Chen Donglin Under the Supervision of Wang Li Department of Foreign Languages, Jingu College, Tianjin Normal University May 2010 Contents ...

  25. Psalms Verses Proverbs Compareand Contrast

    offers us a glimpse into men's hearts who followed the living God 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...

  26. Christ, Lord, Savior and Jesus

    consider my accomplishments as set forth in my resume.     Qualifications:  •               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...

  27. Proverbs 13

    vanity shall be diminished: but he that gathereth by labour shall increase. Proverbs 28:19-20 - He that tilleth his land shall have plenty of bread: but he that followeth after vain [persons] shall have poverty enough Proverbs Chapter 24-30 30 I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of...

  28. The Best Way to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

    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...

  29. korean proverbs

    1. Korean Proverb: 김치국부터 마시지 말라 Pronunciation: Kimchi-guk-buteo ma-si-ji mal-ra Literal meaning: Don’t drink the Kimchi soup first Situation: You can say this when someone gets ahead of him or herself when planning for a project of future.  It’s like when you eat a Kimchi based dish, you won’t drink...

  30. 23 Proverb

    #23: Proverb Proverb: A short pithy saying in general use, stating a general truth or piece of advice. Example: “The lizard that jumped from the high iroko tree to the ground said he would praise himself if no one else did” (Achebe 21). Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart. Function: Proverbs are scattered...