It's a lazy Sunday afternoon, so I'm just lazing around my doghouse seeing what I can dig up for this post.
Now, we all know that a proverb is basically a saying. Usually one so old that nobody remembers the origin of it.
But have you ever noticed that there are times when two different proverbs seem to contradict each other?
Actions speak louder than words VERSUS The pen is mightier than the sword.
From time to time we're all faced with choices and indecision. I guess whoever wrote these proverbs decided to cover all the bases.
Look before you leap VERSUS He who hesitates is lost.
Now, if you're hesitating about jumping over the Grand Canyon, that may not be a bad thing. If you're hesitating about jumping into the pool because you're afraid of getting your new swimsuit wet...
Many hands make light work VERSUS Too many cooks spoil the broth.
If everyone is following the same recipe, and you're keeping good track of what's been done so far, does it matter how many cooks are involved?
Clothes make the man VERSUS Don't judge a book by its cover.
I've yet to see a book attempt to wear clothing or a human attempt to wear a dust jacket, but those cheap paper gowns the medical profession expects patients to wear certainly blur the line.
I guess whoever wrote these wanted to cash in on the Actions speak louder than words VERSUS The pen is mightier than the sword craze.
The bigger, the better VERSUS The best things come in small packages.
Either way, something tells me you are not going to like the present.
Absence makes the heart grow fonder VERSUS Out of sight, out of mind.
This all depends upon who the missing person in question is.
The more, the merrier VERSUS Two's company, three's a crowd.
Wouldn't that depend upon what kind of party you're trying to throw?
What will be will be VERSUS Life is what you make it.
Que Sera Sera. Take it Doris!
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Have a great week everybody and please be back here next weekend for more Sunday Funnies!—AtP.
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