K. SAI PRANATHI SREE
VIDYALAYA HIGH SCHOOL
IMPORTANCE OF PROVERBS
Proverbs are the gems of wisdom. They are coined in order to impart practical knowledge to us. It is a great truth with lots of experience and profound thinking. It is the mixture of wisdom and philosophy. It does not argue over a point or explain anything; it just tells us a great truth in the most significant way.
There are various proverbs such as ‘time and tide wait for none’, ‘a stitch in time saves nine’. They are undoubtedly carrying the same meaning but in a better way than each other. Most proverbs are anonymous. They are true in different contexts. Here are some such proverbs which cannot be challenged such as ‘Honesty is the best policy’ and ‘Cleanliness is next to godliness’. These are universal proverbs. Proverbs can be known as a common man’s friends, a philosopher and a guide. They influence us in many ways. Our elders also sometimes find proverbs to make us explain something and it has a great impact on our minds.