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Do You Know These Contradictory Proverbs ?

Do You Know These Contradictory Proverbs ?

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Dear Revellers, the following collection of contradictory proverbs are very interesting for lovers of language, linguistics, culture and tradition. We love when you leave a comment. Anonymous comments are not allowed. If you want to say something leave a comment. Every Action has an equal and an opposite reaction.  Similarly, every proverb has an equal and an opposite proverb! There always  exists two sides of the same coin.


U be the judge..

  •  All good things come to those who wait. BUT  Time and tide wait 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 things. 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 food 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.

Zee @Otowndon 

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