Engelska ordspråk

Massor av bra Engelska ordspråk

Talesätt kan både inspirera och lär oss nya saker, det är därför som de fortfarande är väldigt populära. Idag har vi bestämt oss för att publicera en lista med engelska talesätt för att vi tycker de svenska har börjat bli lite gamla. Vill ni hellre läsa mer skämt har vi sådana också på vår sida, det är bara att leta runt lite så kommer ni att hitta dem. Nog pratat för oss, nu sätter vi istället igång med några riktigt bra och kanske lite roliga engelska ordspråk!

Lista med de bästa engelska ordspråk

Advice most needed is advice least heeded

One rotten apple can spoil the whole barrel. 

A rotten apple always injures its companions

An apple a day keeps the doctor away but only if you have good aim.

An apple per day, keeps the doctor away

Artistic excellence lies in making something that is subtle or intricate appear simple or streamlined

When all men say that you are an ass it is time to bray

If you can’t beat them, join them!

Good riding at two anchors, men have told, for if the one fails the other may still hold

One never rises so high, as when one does not know where one is going

Don’t make clothes for a baby yet to be born

Don’t throw the baby out with the dirty bathwater

It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labour unions and so on but business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment.

Good laws have sprung from bad customs more than once.

Always, better safe than sorry

As you make your bed so you will also sleep on it

One has to accept the consequences of one’s actions as any result is the logical consequence of those preceding actions

Some days you get the bear but other days the bear gets you

He who does not advance is going backwards

The best is the cheapest

The younger brother is the better gentleman

Love is dope, not a chicken soup

Beggars cannot be choosers

Good is the enemy of best

Mer engelska ordspråk

Put a beggar on horseback and he will ride it to death

Two wrongs do not make a right

A good beginning often makes a good ending

Good is the child who dances so well, even better who’s at a standstill

Better is the worst enemy of good

A rising tide lifts all the boats

We must accept with gratitude and without complaint what we are given when we do not have the means or opportunity to provide ourselves with something even better

Always, better underdone than overdone

Beware of the false prophets, those who come to you in sheep’s clothing, and inwardly are ravening wolves

An innocent demeanour may hide a lot of guilt

A bird in the hand is worth as much as two in the bush

Birds of a feather often flock together

Deal gently with the bird you mean to capture

Fine feathers often make fine birds

It is an ill bird that fouls its very own nest

Don’t bark if you cannot bite

Just Do It!

It is better that somebody arrives or something happens later than expected or desired, than if it does not happen at all

Blood will always be thicker than water

You can’t have the cake and eat it too

Don’t judge a book by its cover alone

A candle will lose nothing by lighting another candle

Actions always speak louder than words

Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his own boots

The boughs that bear the most hang the lowest

A broken watch is always right two times a day

If it ain’t broke, there is no need to fix it

If you buy quality, you will only cry once

Don’t bite off more than you can chew at once

Hoppas att ni uppskattade vår lista över engelska talesätt och lärde er något nytt, vi lärde oss åtminstone massor med saker medans vi skrev den. Gillade ni inte listan får ni gärna säga det, då vet vi det till nästa gång. Nu undrar ni kanske vad ni ska läsa härnäst? Vi har självklart mängder med förslag. Kanske vill ni lösa lite kluriga gåtor? Annars kan ni ju alltid skratta åt något riktigt bra skämt. Vi har skämt som fungerar för barn och sådana som är lite mer barnförbjudna. Valet är upp till er och ingen annan. 

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