English (Loose translation): There is no point blaming yourself for something that has happened in the past. Explanation: The truth is you cannot regret something that has yet to happen. Regret is always related to a past event, action or decision. But there is no benefit in blaming oneself for things that you cannot change […]
English: Better late than never. Explanation: No explanation required.
English (Loose translation): If you gave life to somebody, you should also provide him/her a source of livelihood. Explanation: One practical application of this saying is the case of a parent-child relationship. It is not enough that a child is born to the world. It also the responsibility of a parent to give that child […]
English: A reminder is an effective medicine to someone who forgets. Explanation: Athough this saying does not require an explanation, someone may ask: Why is a reminder considered a medicine? That is a very valid question. This is where the experience and wisdom of our parents are valuable. Even before science has confirmed that memory […]
English: A friend indeed is a friend in need. Explanation: (No explanation required) Do you agree with the saying?
English: Tell me who your friends are, and I’ll tell you who you are. Explanation: It is said that a person is judged by other people by the company he keeps. This is similar to the saying: “Birds of the same feather flock together.” Do you agree with the saying?
Ang salawikain ay mga kasabihan na nagmula sa mga pahayag at payo ng mga matatanda ayon sa kanilang mga karanasan sa buhay o sa isinalin sa kanila ng kanilang mga ninuno. Ang ibang salawikain ay napapalooban ng mga pahayag sa kagandahang asal kaya ang mga ito ay nagsisilbing parang “code of conduct.” May mga katumbas […]