Counter Proverbs

– Actions speak louder than words.
-or- The pen is mightier than the sword.

– Look before you leap.
-or- He who hesitates is lost.

– Many hands make light work.
-or- Too many cooks spoil the broth.

– Clothes make the man.
-or- Don’t judge a book by its cover.

– Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
-or- Better safe than sorry.

– The bigger, the better.
-or- The best things come in small packages.

– Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
-or- Out of sight, out of mind.

– What will be, will be.
-or- Life is what you make it.

– Cross your bridges when you come to them.
-or- Forewarned is forearmed.

– What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.
-or- One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

– With age comes wisdom.
-or- Out of the mouths of babes come all wise sayings.

– The more, the merrier.
-or- Two’s company; three’s a crowd.






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