Writing Prompt: Proverbs

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Writing Prompt: Proverbs

Writing prompt A proverb is a pithy statement that conveys an important meaning in a memorable way. The examples below (from the Bible, Proverbs 25) use similes to help make the meaning memorable. "Like the cold of snow in the time of harvest is a faithful messenger to those who send him, for he refreshes the soul of his masters." and "Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of his gifts falsely."

This week's challenge? Write your own proverbs! Think of a few pieces of advice you would like to share, and find creative ways to explain them in one sentence apiece.

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Proverbs using words from the Grab Bag!
Posted by Douglas, Mar 18, 2012
Take my advice, do what I say not what I do
Posted by R. Wesley Lovil, Mar 18, 2012
Pithy and Profound; Pitiable and Profuse
Posted by Trent, Mar 28, 2012
Posted by gabemay, Mar 18, 2012
Posted by alilee, Mar 18, 2012
Words of wisdom from a man who doesn't have a green liver
Posted by MarkHudson, Mar 18, 2012
A simple proverb I find rings true.
Posted by AlaskaEverfall, Aug 31, 2012

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