101 Activities For Teaching Creativity And Problem Solving

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108 101 Activities for Teaching Creativity and Problem Solving

Clichés, Proverbs, and Maxims Handout

  • A friend in need is a friend indeed.

  • A penny saved is a penny earned.

  • A rolling stone gathers no moss.

  • A stitch in time saves nine.

  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

  • Actions speak louder than words.

  • All roads lead to Rome.

  • All that glitters is not gold.

  • All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

  • An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.

  • Beggars can’t be choosers.

  • Better late than never.

  • Better safe than sorry.

  • Big oaks from little acorns grow.

  • Don’t bite off more than you can chew.

  • Don’t borrow from Peter to pay Paul.

  • Don’t burn a candle at both ends.

  • Don’t put all your eggs into one basket.

  • Don’t rock the boat.

  • Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

  • Every cloud has a silver lining.

  • Experience is the best teacher.

  • Familiarity breeds contempt.

  • Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

  • For every drop of rain that falls, a flower grows.

  • Forewarned is forearmed.

  • Go ahead. Make my day!

  • Good fences make good neighbors.

  • He who hesitates is lost.

  • He who tends a fig tree will eat its fruit.

  • His bark is worse than his bite.

  • It never rains but it pours.

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