The 50 most important English proverbs (Part X)


45. “A chain is only as strong as its
weakest link.”

If one member of a team doesn’t perform well, the whole team will fail.

46. “Honesty is the best policy.”

Don’t lie.

47. “Absence makes the heart grow
fonder.”

Sometimes it’s good to be away from your partner, because it makes you want to see each other again.

48. “You can lead a horse to water, but
you can’t make him drink.”

If you try to help someone, but they don’t take your advice or offers, give up. You can’t force someone to accept your help.

49. “Don’t count your chickens before
they hatch.”

Your plans might not work out, so don’t start thinking about what you’ll do after you succeed.
Wait until you’ve already succeeded, and then you can think about what to do next.

50. “If you want something done right,
you have to do it yourself.”

Don’t trust other people to do important things for you. You have to do things yourself to control the quality of the results.

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