Contrary Proverbs - Courtesy: Dr. Sekhar Warrier


Every Action has an equal and an opposite reaction. Similarly, every proverb has an equal and an opposite proverb! 
There always exist two sides of the same coin! What is true for one situation can be used by the same person to prove the opposite point !

   
Contrary Proverbs

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 .

BUT

Slow and steady wins the race .

BUT

Look before you leap.

BUT

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 isn’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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