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16 Pairs Of Proverbs That Will Make You Question Everything

Seriously, classic sayings. Get it together.

1. All good things come to those who wait.

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But time and tide wait for no man.

2. The pen is mightier than the sword.

But actions speak louder than words.

3. Great minds think alike.

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But fools seldom differ.

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4. The best things in life are free.

But there’s no such thing as a free lunch.

5. Many hands make light work.

But too many cooks spoil the broth.

6. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

But out of sight, out of mind.

7. Practice makes perfect.

But all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

But birds of a feather flock together.

9. You’re never too old to learn.

But you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.

10. Silence is golden.

But the squeaky wheel gets the grease.

11. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.

But one man’s meat is another man’s poison.

12. Do it well or not at all.

But half a loaf is better than none.

13. Faith can move mountains.

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But doubt is the beginning of wisdom.

14. Look before you leap.

But strike while the iron is hot.

15. Only fools rush in.

But the early bird catches the worm.

16. Hold fast to the words of your ancestors.

But wise men make proverbs and fools repeat them.

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Rega Jha is the editor of BuzzFeed India and is based in Mumbai.
 
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