Proverbs

366 Proverbs with their Urdu Meanings and Examples

It's better to travel hopefully than to arrive.

The anticipation of an event is often better than the event itself. (For example, looking forward to Christmas is often better than the day itself.)


He who laughs last laughs longest.

Don't be too quick to laugh at someone; they may soon be laughing at you.

An alternative is: He laughs best who laughs last.

All that glitters is not gold.

What looks good or valuable be in fact be worthless.

'To glitter' is to shine brightly.

Still waters run deep.

Quiet people also have strong feelings or intelligent ideas.


Better to ask the way than go astray.

If you ask for advice or help, you won't make a mistake.

'To go astray' means to get lost or make a mistake.

Ask no questions, hear no lies.

I'm not going to tell you the truth, so don't even bother asking me.


Money is the root of all evil.

Money is the cause of all the problems in the world.


Two wrongs don't make a right.

If someone has done some bad or wrong to you, this does not mean that you should do something bad or wrong to him.

An alternative is: Two blacks do not make a white.

All cats are grey in the dark.

Beauty is not important - everyone is the same inside.


Handsome is as handsome does.

It's not what you look like that is important; it's what you do.


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