Some proverbs are easy to understand and similar in Portuguese.
Below are twenty easy proverbs. Each one has its definition. Good studies!
- Accidents will happen.
Mistakes and bad events naturally happen. It’s not your fault.
- Better late than never.
It’s good you came to something.
- The customer is always right.
People who pay money for something you sell deserve respect.
- You can only die once.
Nothing in life is so bad.
- Easy does it.
Be careful, don’t go to fast.
- Every man has his price.
Every person will do anything for enough money.
- Fight fire with fire.
If someone is aggressive with you, be aggressive with that person.
- If you can’t be good, be careful.
When you do something that mom and dad won’t like, don’t be too crazy.
- Home is where the heart is.
Your true place is with people you love.
- The king can do no wrong.
People with a lot of power, the boss, etc. do wrong, but are not criticized by others.
- Knowledge is power.
Learning will help you succeed in life.
- Live and learn.
Living teaches you lessons, take advantage of the lessons.
- He lives long who lives well.
Living healthfully will lead to a long life.
- Money isn’t everything.
Money is not the only important thing in life.
- Never say never.
Life will surprise you, don’t say no to things.
- Never too old to learn.
No matter how old you are you should learn new things.
- No news is good news.
If you don’t hear anything from someone, it means that everything is OK.
- Out of sight, out of mind.
If you don’t see or hear about something, you won’t worry about it.
- You get what you pay for.
Quality items are never cheap.
- Every picture tells a story.
Each situation tells you something about the people and places involved.