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    The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    For each of the proverbs listed, there is a contadictory one. Thinking caps on, please!

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    Actions speak louder than words.
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    Knowledge is power.
    3#
    He who hesitates is lost.
    4#
    Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
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    Clothes make the man.
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    Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
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    Money talks
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    If you want something done right, do it yourself.
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    Many hands make light work.
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    The best things come in small packages.
    11#
    Absence makes the heart grow fonder.
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    Life is what you make it.
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    One man's meat is another man's poison.
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    Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings come all wise sayings.
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    Two's company; three's a crowd.
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    I will start the ball rolling.

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    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Out of sight, out of mind</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    9. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Too many cooks spoiled the broth.</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    1. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The pen is mightier than the sword</span hide> .
    2. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Might is right</span hide> .
    3. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Haste makes waste</span hide> .
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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    2# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Ignorance is bliss</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    #4 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">There's no such thing as a free lunch!</span hide>
    #5 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">You can't judge a book by it's cover.</span hide>
    #7 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Money is the root of all evil.</span hide>
    #6 - <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Don't put all your eggs in one basket.</span hide>
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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    10. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The bigger, the better</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    11# <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    12. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Life is like a box of chocolates? C'est la vie (or as the French say, "That's life.")</span hide>
    13. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">One man's fish is another man's poisson.</span hide>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    13. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">What's good for the goose is good for the gander?</span hide>
    14. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Children should be seen and not heard?</span hide>
    15. <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">The more, the merrier?</span hide>
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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    Nice ones, but I prefer Stuart's answer to 2#.
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    Super, but I prefer <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">"Beware of Greeks bearing gifts"</span hide> for 4# and how about <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold">Talk is cheap</span hide> for 7#?
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    11#
    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> Out of sight, out of mind</span hide>?
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    14#
    Good answers but how about:
    hide] With age comes wisdom</span hide> ?
    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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    Re: The Wisdom Of Proverbs

    12#
    <span style="background-color: #FFFF00; color: #FFFF00; font-weight: bold"> Life is what you make it</span hide>.

    13#

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    <font color=blue><font face="Script MT Bold"><big>Rob</big></font face=script></font color=blue>

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