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  1. 1. Thai Proverbs
  2. 2. Preface This report is a partial fulfillment of the course of English,which is mainly taught by Ms. Jirapong Kongrak. It particularly aims at enhancing students’ Englishproficiency and being one of the teaching materials for those whoare interested. Last but not least, it is hoped to be advantageousfor both teachers and students to use in authentic classrooms. This report is a part of English Subject and Thai Subject.The topic is “Thai Proverbs”. This report has made up for everyonewho might be interested to read about the important places ofeach country in the world. If there is any mistake in this report,please accept my apology at this stage.
  3. 3. We have gathered 241 Thai proverbs by various sites such as www.thai-language.com and www.into-asia.com/thai_language/phrases/proverbs .Now it’s time to learn about Thai Proverbs. Let’s go !!
  4. 4. What is Thai Proverbs?Thai Proverbs is a word were spoken . Such asidioms or proverbs, but there is a great bodyand admonition to teach. Thai Proverbs
  5. 5. In English we can say“As you sow, so you shall reap.”
  6. 6. In English we can say“What goes around comes around.”
  7. 7. In English we can say“The dull die fast; the smart die slow.”
  8. 8. In English we can say“People are the same world round; they are deserving of equal respect.”
  9. 9. In English we can say“Never do things by halves.”
  10. 10. In English we can say“Save some water for use during the dry season.”
  11. 11. In English we can say“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
  12. 12. In English we can say“Twos company, threes a crowd.”
  13. 13. In English we can say “Doing something is betterthan getting nothing done.”
  14. 14. In English we can say “The walls have ears.”
  15. 15. In English we can say “Set a beggar onhorseback, and he’ll ride to the devil.”
  16. 16. In English we can say“To play second fiddle.”
  17. 17. In English we can say “Conscience makescowards of us all.”
  18. 18. In English we can say“Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.”
  19. 19. In English we can say“We only appreciate theworth of salt when the soup is tasteless.”
  20. 20. In English we can say“Fine feathers make finebirds; the tailor makes the man.”
  21. 21. In English we can say “Long absent, soon forgotten.”
  22. 22. In English we can say“To be as diligent as an ant.”
  23. 23. In English we can say"A bad penny always comes back."
  24. 24. In English we can say"Nothing ventured, nothing gained."
  25. 25. In English we can say"All are not thieves that dogs bark at."
  26. 26. In English we can say"All that glitters is not gold."
  27. 27. In English we can say "Burn your house tofrighten away the mice."
  28. 28. In English we can say"A new broom sweeps clean."
  29. 29. In English we can say"When in Rome do as the Romans do."
  30. 30. In English we can say"To go into one ear andcome out of the other."
  31. 31. In English we can say "Jealousy burns!"
  32. 32. In English we can say"Two heads are better than one."
  33. 33. In English we can say "Keep not ill men company lest youincrease the number."
  34. 34. In English we can say"Where there’s a will, there’s a way."
  35. 35. In English we can say"Health is better than wealth."
  36. 36. In English we can say "Love is blind."
  37. 37. In English we can say "We havent finishedwith the cows, and here come the buffaloes."
  38. 38. In English we can say"The worth of a person is according to his patronage."
  39. 39. In English we can say"A leaf screening the eye."
  40. 40. In English we can say"A word and a stone let go cannot be called back."
  41. 41. In English we can say "One misfortune afteranother; when it rains it pours."
  42. 42. In English we can say "Finder’s keepers; loser’s weepers."
  43. 43. In English we can say"To search for a needle in a haystack."
  44. 44. In English we can say"All good things come to an end."
  45. 45. In English we can say"Hard work pays."
  46. 46. In English we can say"East, west, home is best."
  47. 47. In English we can say"The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak."
  48. 48. In English we can say"Like master, like man."
  49. 49. In English we can say"The bull must be taken by the horns."
  50. 50. In English we can say "to be careless; to be over confident; to be impertinent; to beofficious; to be too bold or daring."
  51. 51. In English we can say"Seven times bad, seven times good."
  52. 52. In English we can say"What is done by night appears by day."
  53. 53. In English we can say"Talent is born, not made."
  54. 54. In English we can say"Never trust a sleeping dog."
  55. 55. In English we can say"The leopard cannot change his spots. "
  56. 56. In English we can say"Haste makes waste."
  57. 57. In English we can say"To invite the fox into the hen house’
  58. 58. In English we can say"You cannot make a silk velvet purse out of a sow’s ear."
  59. 59. In English we can say"One man sows, and another reaps."
  60. 60. In English we can say"Like father, like son."
  61. 61. In English we can say"Honesty is the best policy."
  62. 62. In English we can say"to anticipate someones words or actions."
  63. 63. In English we can say"Like mother, like daughter."
  64. 64. In English we can say"Look before you leap."
  65. 65. In English we can say"Look at the direction of the winds."
  66. 66. In English we can say"Do as thy elders do."
  67. 67. In English we can say "All is unstable, notlasting, uncertain and transitory."
  68. 68. In English we can say"Give him an inch, and he’ll take a yard."
  69. 69. In English we can say"You can’t make an omelet without breaking eggs."
  70. 70. In English we can say"God helps those who help themselves."
  71. 71. In English we can say"All’s well that ends well."
  72. 72. In English we can say"It takes two to make a quarrel."
  73. 73. In English we can say"A kiss after a kick!"
  74. 74. In English we can say"To talk to a brick wall.“ or"Water off a ducks back."
  75. 75. In English we can say“chalk and cheese."
  76. 76. In English we can say"An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth."
  77. 77. In English we can say"Gluttony kills more than the sword."
  78. 78. In English we can say "To make ducks anddrakes of one’s money."
  79. 79. In English we can say"To beat the dog before the lion."
  80. 80. In English we can say"Strike while the iron is hot."
  81. 81. In English we can say"What goes around comes around."
  82. 82. In English we can say"Drown not thyself tosave a drowning man."
  83. 83. In English we can say"Penny wise and pound foolish."
  84. 84. In English we can say "Give the clown yourfinger, and he will take your hand."
  85. 85. In English we can say"Moderation in all things."
  86. 86. In English we can say"Evil be to him who evil thinks."
  87. 87. In English we can say"He that sows good seed shall reap good corn."
  88. 88. In English we can say"As you make your bed, so you must lie on it."
  89. 89. In English we can say"Forgive and forget."
  90. 90. In English we can say"Every problem has a solution."
  91. 91. In English we can say"Cut your coat according to your cloth."
  92. 92. In English we can say"Everyone to his taste."
  93. 93. In English we can say "All women arebeautiful when the lights go down."
  94. 94. In English we can say"A rolling stone gathers no moss."
  95. 95. In English we can say"Hoist your sail when the wind is fair."
  96. 96. In English we can say "Better bend than break."
  97. 97. In English we can say"If you dont have a lot of water, dont try putting out a fire."
  98. 98. In English we can say"Still waters run deep."
  99. 99. In English we can say"Everything is dependent on something else."
  100. 100. In English we can say"When the water rises the fish eat the ants;when the water fallsthe ants eat the fish."
  101. 101. In English we can say"Its easier to catch flies with honey than with vinegar."
  102. 102. In English we can say "When the right timecomes, the truth will out."
  103. 103. In English we can say"Cut your coat according to your clothes."
  104. 104. In English we can say"Think twice, then speak, the old proverb doth say; yet fools theirbolts will quickly shoot away."
  105. 105. In English we can say "Next to God, the parents."
  106. 106. In English we can say"History repeats itself."
  107. 107. In English we can say"A miss is as good as a mile."
  108. 108. In English we can say"One rotten apple spoils the whole barrel."
  109. 109. In English we can say"Big fish eat little fish."
  110. 110. In English we can say"Marry in haste and repent at leisure."
  111. 111. In English we can say"Cut your coat according to your cloth."
  112. 112. In English we can say "Your wit as your weapon."
  113. 113. In English we can say"Go abroad and you’ll hear news of home."
  114. 114. In English we can say"A honey tongue, a heart of gall."
  115. 115. In English we can say"He has honey in themouth and a razor at the girdle."
  116. 116. In English we can say"See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil."
  117. 117. In English we can say"Better to be a lover of an old man, than the slave of a youth."
  118. 118. In English we can say"Save a stranger fromthe sea, and he’ll turn your enemy."
  119. 119. In English we can say"You cant judge a book by its cover."
  120. 120. In English we can say"The burnt child dreads the fire."
  121. 121. In English we can say"It doesn’t rain but it pours."
  122. 122. In English we can say "Life is not fair."
  123. 123. In English we can say"Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see."
  124. 124. In English we can say"Better the foot slip than the tongue."
  125. 125. In English we can say"Turning uncertainty into opportunity."
  126. 126. In English we can say"To beat around the bush."
  127. 127. In English we can say "To talk a mile a minute."
  128. 128. In English we can say"Speech is silver; silence is golden."
  129. 129. In English we can say"Diamond cuts diamond."
  130. 130. In English we can say "Remember man andkeep in mind: a faithfulfriend is hard to find."
  131. 131. In English we can say"A friend in need is a friend indeed."
  132. 132. In English we can say"Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see."
  133. 133. In English we can say"A drowning man will clutch at a straw."
  134. 134. In English we can say"Therell be rainbow after rain"
  135. 135. In English we can say"Don’t wash your dirty linen in public."
  136. 136. In English we can say "Like a dog in the manger."
  137. 137. In English we can say "Set a beggar onhorseback, and he’ll ride to the devil."
  138. 138. In English we can say"Too many cooks spoil the broth."
  139. 139. In English we can say"A full purse never lacks friends."
  140. 140. In English we can say "Money talks."
  141. 141. In English we can say"A golden key opens every door."
  142. 142. In English we can say"Marry in haste and repent at leisure."
  143. 143. In English we can say"Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves."
  144. 144. In English we can say"Lend a hand or get out of the way."
  145. 145. In English we can say"Love makes the world go round."
  146. 146. In English we can say "Boy!"
  147. 147. In English we can say"Flying termites fly into the fire."
  148. 148. In English we can say"When the cat’s away, the mice will play."
  149. 149. In English we can say"By hook or by crook."
  150. 150. In English we can say "In time of prosperity, friends will be plenty;In time of adversity, not one amongst twenty."
  151. 151. In English we can say"It is never too old to learn."
  152. 152. In English we can say"There’s no smoke without fire."
  153. 153. In English we can say"Dont look for fleas on others to get them on your own head."
  154. 154. In English we can say"It’s never too late to mend."
  155. 155. In English we can say"Dont hit a man when he is down."
  156. 156. In English we can say "You never know whatyou can do till you try."
  157. 157. In English we can say "Dont count yourchickens before they are hatched. "
  158. 158. In English we can say"You cant teach an old dog new tricks."
  159. 159. In English we can say "Better bend than break."
  160. 160. In English we can say"You cannot make a silk velvet purse out of a sow’s ear."
  161. 161. In English we can say"To kill two birds with one stone."
  162. 162. In English we can say"The mosquito is more dangerous than the tiger."
  163. 163. In English we can say"Union is strength."
  164. 164. In English we can say"To cry one’s eyes out."
  165. 165. In English we can say "Time will tell."
  166. 166. In English we can say"Love me, love my dog."
  167. 167. In English we can say"Love me little, love me long."
  168. 168. In English we can say"Spare the rod, and spoil the child."
  169. 169. In English we can say"No joy without annoy."
  170. 170. In English we can say"If two men ride on ahorse, one must ride behind."
  171. 171. In English we can say"A bad shearer never had a good sickle."
  172. 172. In English we can say ""Use your wisdom and skills to study andconquer the enemy, andthe victory will always be yours."
  173. 173. In English we can say"A jack of all trades, master of none."
  174. 174. In English we can say"To dread the past mistake."
  175. 175. In English we can say"A jack of all trade is the master of none."
  176. 176. In English we can say"Homer sometimes nods."
  177. 177. In English we can say"Familiarity breeds contempt."
  178. 178. In English we can say"Refuse a wife with onefault, and take one with two."
  179. 179. In English we can say"Blood is thicker than water."
  180. 180. In English we can say "Catch not the shadowand lose the substance."
  181. 181. In English we can say"Bulls and bears make money while pigs get slaughtered."
  182. 182. In English we can say"Tomorrow is another day."
  183. 183. In English we can say"You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him drink."
  184. 184. In English we can say "Conscience makescowards of us all."
  185. 185. In English we can say"It is too late to shutthe stable-door when the steed is stolen."
  186. 186. In English we can say"The pot calls the kettle black."
  187. 187. In English we can say "Time heals all wounds."
  188. 188. In English we can say "Time is money."
  189. 189. In English we can say"A lion may come to bebeholden to a mouse."
  190. 190. In English we can say"Disaster situationsmake heroes out of ordinary people."
  191. 191. In English we can say"Serves you right!"
  192. 192. In English we can say"A dog in the manger."
  193. 193. In English we can say"Beauty without grace is violet without smell."
  194. 194. In English we can say"Two heads are better than one."
  195. 195. In English we can say"Teach one’s grandma to suck eggs."
  196. 196. In English we can say"The fairest rose is at last withered."
  197. 197. In English we can say"Out of sight, out of mind."
  198. 198. In English we can say"Union is strength."
  199. 199. In English we can say"It’s a sad house where the hen crows louder than the cock."
  200. 200. In English we can say"Manners make the man."
  201. 201. In English we can say "A bird in the hand isworth two in the bush."
  202. 202. In English we can say"Seeing is believing."
  203. 203. In English we can say "Experience is themother of wisdom."
  204. 204. In English we can say "Experience is themother of wisdom."
  205. 205. In English we can say"Water off a ducks back."
  206. 206. In English we can say"Homer sometimes nods ,The wisest man may fall."
  207. 207. In English we can say"The way to a man’sheart is through his stomach."
  208. 208. In English we can say "Butcher the donkeyafter it has finished its job at the mill"
  209. 209. In English we can say"Penny wise and pound foolish."
  210. 210. In English we can say"Give up the little pieces to capture the large."
  211. 211. In English we can say"You cannot make a silk velvet purse out of a sow’s ear."
  212. 212. In English we can say "Time will tell."
  213. 213. In English we can say"Many kiss the hand they wish to cut off."
  214. 214. In English we can say "Like cures like."
  215. 215. In English we can say"A genius is born, not made."
  216. 216. In English we can say "Out of the frying-pan and into the fire.“ Or "Out of the frying pan and into the fire."
  217. 217. In English we can say"A picture is worth a thousand words."
  218. 218. In English we can say"Self-praise is norecommendation."
  219. 219. In English we can say"His bark is worse than his bite."
  220. 220. In English we can say"A barking dog never bites"
  221. 221. In English we can say"Don’t poke your nose into other men’s affairs."
  222. 222. In English we can say "back against the sky; face against theland/soil/paddy field"
  223. 223. In English we can say"Fine words butter no parsnips."
  224. 224. In English we can say"If it is sweet, savor it; it its bitter, swallow it."
  225. 225. In English we can say"Light not a candle to the sun."
  226. 226. In English we can say"To keep up with the Joneses."
  227. 227. In English we can say"To see the straw in the others eye but not thegirder in ones own eye."
  228. 228. In English we can say"Heartbroken but still alive!"
  229. 229. In English we can say"The grapes are sour (sour grapes)."
  230. 230. In English we can say "Defer consumptiontoday for a better life tomorrow."
  231. 231. In English we can say"You can’t have yourcake and eat it, too."
  232. 232. In English we can say"Early ripe, early rotten."
  233. 233. In English we can say"To cross the bridgewhen you come to it."
  234. 234. In English we can say "Never put off tilltomorrow what can be done today. "
  235. 235. In English we can say "Dont turn over therubbish to look for a centipede."
  236. 236. In English we can say"Beware of Greeks bearing gifts."
  237. 237. In English we can say"Dont look for fleas on others to get them on your own head. "
  238. 238. In English we can say"The grass is alwaysgreener on the other side (of the fence)."
  239. 239. In English we can say"To throw out a sprat to catch a mackerel."
  240. 240. In English we can say "To empathize or putyourself in somebody place (or position or shoes)."
  241. 241. In English we can say "To carry (or take)coals to Newcastle."
  242. 242. In English we can say"Put another man’s childin your bosom, and he’ll creep out at your elbow."
  243. 243. In English we can say"To turn a blind eye." Or "To turn a deaf ear."
  244. 244. In English we can say"Do not rely on others outside of oneself and one’s family."
  245. 245. In English we can say"The early bird gets the worm."
  246. 246. It’s over. Nowlet’s us introduceourselves. First. My name is Ratiporn Bangrak. I’m study in Matthayom 6/6 and my number is 25
  247. 247. Second.My name is OnnichaSuwanopas. I’m studyin Matthayom 6/6 andmy number is 32
  248. 248. Last one.My name is KwannapaAnanrat. I’m study inMatthayom 6/6 andmy number is 36
  249. 249. Thank You Teacher

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