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Quotes on the Contrary

Posted by Snapjudge மேல் ஓகஸ்ட் 21, 2006

Actions speak louder than words./The pen is mightier than the sword.

Look before you leap./ He who hesitates is lost.

Many hands make light work. (or) Two heads are better than one. / Too
many cooks spoil the broth.

A silent man is a wise one. / A man without words is a man without

Beware of Greeks bearing gifts. / Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

Clothes make the man. / Don’t judge a book by its cover. (or) All that
glitters is not gold.

Nothing ventured, nothing gained. / Better safe than sorry.

The bigger, the better. / The best things come in small packages.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder. / Out of sight, out of mind.

What will be, will be. / Life is what you make it.

Cross your bridges when you come to them. / Forewarned is forearmed.

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. / One man’s meat is
another man’s poison.

With age comes wisdom. / Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings come
all wise sayings.

The more, the merrier./ Two’s company; three’s a crowd.

The best things in life are free. / You get what you pay for.

It never rains, than it pours. / Lightning never strikes twice in the
same place.

Better to ask the way than to go astray. / Ask no questions and hear no

Never do evil, that good may come of it. / The end justifies the means.

Variety is the spice of life. / Don’t change horses in the middle of a

There is nothing permanent except change. / There is nothing new under
the sun.

Never too old to learn. / You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

Everything comes to him who waits. / He who hesitates is lost

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