“The early bird catches the worm.”

This English saying means that if you want to succeed, you should wake up early and start working.

“Never look a gift horse in the mouth.”

If someone offers you something as a gift, don’t question it.

“You can’t make an omelet without breaking a few eggs.”

When you’re trying to do something good, you’ll probably upset or annoy some people. Don’t worry about them and focus on the positive outcomes of what you’re doing.

“God helps those who help themselves.”

Good things won’t come to you just by waiting. Work hard and strive to achieve your goals.

“You can’t always get what you want.”

When you can’t get something you want, don’t complain about it or feel entitled to it.

“Cleanliness is next to godliness.”

Be clean, as God appreciates that.

“A watched pot never boils.”

If something takes time to happen, don’t keep checking on it constantly as it will seem like it’s taking forever.

“Beggars can’t be choosers.”

If you’re asking for help, you can only accept what is offered to you. You don’t have the luxury to choose.

“Actions speak louder than words.”

It’s used to indicate that it’s easy to say you’ll do something, but actually doing it matters more.

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

If something is working well, don’t try to change or improve it. You might end up causing problems.

“Practice makes perfect.”

To excel at something, you need to practice it.

“Too many cooks spoil the broth.”

When there are too many people involved in something, it becomes confusing and leads to bad results. Projects or businesses should have one or two strong leaders.

“Easy come, easy go.”

Money or success that comes quickly and easily can also disappear just as easily.

“Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.”

If someone is helping you, be careful not to offend them or speak badly about them.

“All good things must come to an end.”

Nothing good can last forever; eventually, it will end.

“If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.”

If you can’t change someone’s behavior, adapt to it instead. For example, if your classmates want to party instead of studying, maybe you should join the party.

“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

Different people have different opinions about the value of things.

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