Some proverbs have contradictory proverbs. Below are some selected for light reading pleasures:
- Great minds think alike. Fools seldom differ.
- Save for a rainy day. Tomorrow will take care of itself.
- Life is what we make it. What will be, will be.
- Too many cooks spoil the broth. Many hands make light work.
- One man’s meat is another man’s poison. Sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander.
- Silence is golden. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
- Opposite attracts. Birds of the same feather flock together.
- Faint heart never won fair lady. The meek shall inherit the earth.
- All good things come to those who wait. Those who hesitate are lost.
- Clothes make the man. Don’t judge a book by its cover.
- Nothing ventures, nothing gains. Better be safe than sorry.
- The bigger, the better. The best things come in small packages.
- Absence makes the heart grows fonder. Out of sight is out of mind.
- With age comes wisdom. Out of the mouths of babes come all wise sayings.
- Two is company, three is a crowd. The more, the merrier.
- Actions speak louder than words. The pen is mightier than the sword.
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