quotes & proverbs

the English and Americans love quoting famous people. What is quoting? To repeat or copy the exact words that another person has said or written (words from a text or speech).

here are some famous quotes  of all time

― Mother Teresa “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” “Peace begins with a smile..” “Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.”

― Queen Elizabeth II “ When life seems hard, the courageous do not lie down and accept defeat; instead, they are all the more determined to struggle for a better future.”

― Barack ObamaChange will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

― Nelson Mandela “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – “It always seems impossible until it’s done.”

― Albert Einstein “The only thing more dangerous than ignorance is arrogance ” — “The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits “

― Mahatma Gandhi ““Be the change that you wish to see in the world.” — “Where there is love there is life.” – “Hate the sin, love the sinner.”



Proverbs are short sayings in general use, expressing common  ideas and beliefs. Proverbs are part of every culture and are related to other forms of oral tradition (e.g. riddles and fables)

* A friend in need is a friend indeed

* Bad penny always turns up

* It’s never too late

* Many hands make light work

* You can’t have your cake and eat it too

* A dog is a man’s best friend

* A cat may look at a king

* Don’t shut the stable door after the horse has bolted

* You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink

* A tempest in a teapot

* A swarm in May is worth a load of hay; a swarm in June is worth a silver spoon; but a swarm in July is not worth a fly

Red sky at night, shepherds delight; red sky in the morning, shepherds warning