Proverbs are sayings which has transcended down through generations. As a living oral collective memory of old experience, proverbs work like a gear which must lead people in the right path towards noble objectives. In order to correct misbehavior or to remind others of how well-mannered deeds look like, people quote proverbs instead of being too long in explaining or commenting on an event, a conduct or an act. There is a huge collection of proverbs in English literature. Though modern ones are coming through, there is more fun in exploring the deep meanings of proverbs. One can use them as idioms or classify them as a moral of a story. It is important to use the proverbs correct while delivering a speech or during the conversation else a misinterpretation can be Embarrassing.