Appearance Can Be Deceptive

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1. There is an old adage “all that glitters is not gold”.Gold is bright yellow metal and very valuable. But there are many worthless things looking equally bright yellow. We should not therefore, think that a thing is gold is simply because it is bright yellow. So, the proverb teaches us that we should not judge things by their outward appearances. 2. A person may be well dressed and may look a gentle man; but in reality he may be a cheater or a thief. A person looking ragged from outside may be a good person. In fact wicked men generally cheat others in these way. We may come across people who may proface to be our sincere friend, but really they may be false friends and may leave us in our troubles or lead us to ruin. Similar care is necessary in our judgement of things. 3. There is also an old adage ‘morning shows the day’,but some times every morning really does not show the day. On 26th December 2004 many people gathered along the beach of the sea to enjoy the sunny morning. But, alas, the Tsunami waves throughed into the beach and innumerable numbers of lives were lost. Did the sunny morning indicate such a devastation? Thus , even when nature can sometimes play tricks on us , human beings and other things can do it any time. So , we should never go by appearances. 4. A food sweet to the taste may be injurious to health. A food tastes bitter may be very useful for our health. So, what appears good to us can be harmful and what appears dangerous or bad, may be very good. Thus we should never judge the person or things by the appearances because-“APPEARANCES CAN BE DECEPTIVE”.
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