Contradictory Proverbs [Contradicting Proverbs | Conflicting Proverbs | Dueling Proverbs]

Contradictory Proverbs, Contradicting Proverbs | Conflicting Proverbs | Dueling Proverbs

Here is a list of Contradictory Proverbs, means some Popular proverbs that contradict each other.

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Contradictory Proverbs

Sl. No. Proverb Contradiction
1 A bird in hand is worth two in the bush. A man’s reach should exceed his grasp.
2 A word to the wise is sufficient. Talk is cheap.
3 Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Out of sight, out of mind.
4 All good things come to those who wait. Time and tide wait for no man.
5 Ask no questions and hear no lies. Ask and it can be given.
6 Attack is the best form of defense. He who lives by the sword dies by the sword.
7 Birds of a feather flock together. Opposites attract. / Opposite poles attract each other.
8 Blood is thicker than water. Many kinsfolk, few friends.
9 Clothes make the man. Never judge a book by its cover.
10 Do it well, or not at all. Half a loaf is better than none.
11 Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Nice guys finish last.
12 Don’t cross your bridges before you come to them. Forewarned is forearmed.
13 Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts.
14 Doubt is the beginning of wisdom, not the end. Faith will move mountains.
15 Familiarity breeds contempt. Home is where the heart is.
16 Great starts make great finishes. It isn’t over ’till it’s over.
17 Haste makes waste. Time waits for no man.
18 He who hesitates is lost. Act in haste, Repent at leisure.
19 He who hesitates is lost. Look before you leap.
20 Hitch your wagon to a star. Don’t bite off more that you can chew.
21 Hold fast to the words of your ancestors. Wise men make proverbs and fools repeat them.
22 If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Don’t beat your head against a stone wall.
23 If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, try again. Don’t beat a dead horse.
24 If you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em’.
25 It’s better to be safe than sorry. Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
26 Laugh and the world laughs with you; weep and you weep alone. Misery loves company.
27 Look before you leap. Strike while the iron is hot.
28 Money is the root of all evil. Money makes the world go around.
29 Never put off till tomorrow what you can do today. Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it.
30 Practice makes perfect. All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.
31 Silence is golden. The squeaky wheel gets the grease.
32 Slow and steady wins the race. Time and tide wait for no man.
33 The best things come in small packages. The bigger, the better.
34 The best things in life are free things.. There is no such thing as a free lunch.
35 The early bird gets the worm. Haste makes waste.
36 The pen is mightier than the sword. Actions speak louder than words.
37 There’s safety in numbers. Better to be alone, than in bad company.
38 Too many cooks spoil the broth. Many hands make light work.
39 Two heads are better than one. Paddle your own canoe.
40 Variety is the spice of life. Don’t change horses in midstream.
41 What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. One man’s food is another man’s poison.
42 Wise men think alike. Fools seldom differ.
43 You’re never too old to learn. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

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