Sunday, March 18, 2007

Contrary Proverbs

  • All good things come to those who wait. BUT Time and tide waits for no man.
  • The pen is mightier than the sword. BUT Actions speak louder than words.
  • Wise men think alike. BUT Fools seldom differ.
  • The best things in life are free. BUT There's no such thing as a free lunch.
  • Slow and steady wins the race. BUT Time waits for no man.
  • Look before you leap. BUT Strike while the iron is hot.
  • Do it well, or not at all. BUT Half a loaf is better than none.
  • Birds of a feather flock together. BUT Opposites attract.
  • Don't cross your bridges before you come to them. BUT Forewarned is forearmed.
  • Doubt is the beginning of wisdom. BUT Faith will move mountains.
  • Great starts make great finishes. BUT It ain't over 'till it's over.
  • Practice makes perfect. BUT All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
  • Silence is golden. BUT The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
  • You're never too old to learn. BUT You can't teach an old dog new tricks.
  • What's good for the goose is good for the gander. BUT One man's meat is another man's poison.
  • Absence makes the heart grow fonder. BUT Out of sight, out of mind
  • Too many cooks spoil the broth. BUT Many hands make light work.
  • Hold fast to the words of your ancestors. BUT Wise men make proverbs and fools repeat them.

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