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thumbnail Manis Discusses Sudan Participation in Dubai Expo 2020

Minister of Cabinet Affairs Omar Bashixr Manis  headed  Thursday  at the Council of Ministers  meeting of the Preparatory Committee  on Sudan  participation in  Dubai Expo 2020. The Minister  indicated  to importance of  Sudan participation in the exhibition  and its crystal  role  in displaying  the  economic and social development as wells …

Porverbs

First come, first served

Meaning:-

The first in line will be attended to first.

Eat to live, but do not live to eat

Meaning:-

Man was created for a divine purpose and he has a destiny with his Creator - he was not born just to enjoy food.

Don't put all your eggs in one basket

Meaning:-

One should not risk everything he has in a single venture.


A rolling stone gathers no moss

Meaning:-

A person who never settles in one place or who often changes his job will not succeed in life ; one who is always changing his mind will never get anything done.


Where there's a will there's a way

Meaning:-

When a person really wants to do something, he will find a way of doing it.


Every cloud has a silver lining

Meaning:-

If you say that every cloud has a silver lining, you mean that every sad or unpleasant situation has a positive side to it. If you talk about silver lining you are talking about something positive that comes out of a sad or unpleasant situation.


Aman is as old as he feels

Meaning:-

A person's age is immaterial - it is only when he thinks and feels that he is ageing that he actually becomes old.

Faint heart never won fair lady

Meaning:-

To succeed in life one must have the courage to pursue what he wants.


Charity begins at home

Meaning:-

A person's first obligation should be to help the member of his own family before he can begin thinking of talking about helping others.


A little knowledge is a dangerous thing

Meaning:-

A small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are.

An idle brain is the devil's workshop

Meaning:-

One who has nothing to do will be tempted to do many mischievous acts.


An ounce of discretion is worth a pound of wit

Meaning:-

It is better to be careful and discrete than to be clever.


A picture is worth a thousand words

Meaning:-

A picture tells a story just as well as a large amount of descriptive text.




A proverb (from Latin: proverbium) is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that 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

The study of proverbs is called paremiology (from Greek παροιμία - paroimía, "proverb, maxim, saw"[1]) and can be dated back as far as Aristotle. Paremiography

A proverb is a short, generally known sentence of the folk which contains wisdom, truth, morals, and traditional views in a metaphorical, fixed and memorizable form and which is handed down from generation to generation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proverb

Sudanese proverb

The popular proverbs in Sudan are regarded as a principal expressive of the mode and experience of the Sudanese Arabic character, glory, power, pride, hospitality ,defeat and etc.



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