English Sayings of Wisdom

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Curriculum Development Institute, The Education Bureau

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Find out more about the messages conveyed by the English Sayings of Wisdom (SOW). Click to view the videos and download the lesson plans and activity sheets.

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
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Never look a gift horse in the mouth

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
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Count your blessings

Count your blessings.
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One good turn deserves another

One good turn deserves another.
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Gratitude turns what we have into enough

Gratitude turns what we have into enough.
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Opportunity only knocks once

Opportunity only knocks once.
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A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
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A friend in need is a friend indeed

A friend in need is a friend indeed.
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Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is.
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The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.
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Rome was not built in a day

Rome was not built in a day.
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Time is tide wait for no man

Time and tide wait for no man.
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A stitch in time saves nine

A stitch in time saves nine.
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The early bird catches the worm

The early bird catches the worm.
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Prevention is better than cure

Prevention is better than cure.
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All roads lead to Rome

All roads lead to Rome.
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Every cloud has a silver lining

Every cloud has a silver lining.
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There is light at the end of the tunnel

There is light at the end of the tunnel.
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Every dog has its day

Every dog has its day.
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Where there's a will, there's a way

Where there's a will, there's a way.
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SOWIT Videos Resource Kit

A resource kit is developed to synergise the use of the SOWIT videos in the learning of teaching of SOW and promoting positive values and attitudes in the English Language classroom. The resource kit is available in MS WORD version and PDF version. Click to download.

Part 1

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Part 2

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