Proverbs on "The American Way "
Select a grocery store that primarily serves members of an identifiable racial or ethnic group (Asian or Latino, for example).
|Proverbs||Value expressed by the proverb||Alternative to this value in other culture(s)|
|1. There's no fool like an old fool.||To be old is to be foolish, useless||With age comes wisdom|
|2. God helps those who help themselves.|
|3. The early bird catches the worm.|
|4. A rolling stone gathers no moss.|
|5. Take the bull by the horns.|
|6. The sweetest grapes hang the highest.|
|7. There's more than one way to skin a cat.|
|8. If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.|
|9. A stitch in time saves nine.|
|10. Busy hands are happy hands.|
adapted from Sondra Thiederman's Bridging Cultural Barriers for Corporate Success . New York : Lexington Books, 1991.