For most proverbs, there is an equal and opposite proverb. Actions speak louder than words. The pen is mightier than the sword. Knowledge is power. Ignorance is bliss. Look before you leap. He who hesitates is lost. Beware of Greeks bearing gifts. Don't look a gift horse in the mouth. Clothes make the man. Don't judge a book by its cover. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Better safe than sorry. The only thing constant is change. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Many hands make light work. Too many cooks spoil the broth. Birds of a feather flock together. Opposites attract. The bigger, the better. The best things come in small packages. Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Out of sight, out of mind. What will be, will be. Life is what you make it. Cross your bridges when you come to them. Forewarned is forearmed. What's good for the goose is good for the gander. One man's meat is another man's poison. With age comes wisdom. Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings come all wise sayings. The more, the merrier. Two's company; three's a crowd. Looks like they have all their bases covered. Each proverb applies to a specific situation. The "only" problem is deciding which one applies to your particular predicament. Too bad it's a huge huge huge problem Like they say, grant me the wisdom to know the difference.