A collection of conflicting proverbs

Fun with words
(found at: http://rinkworks.com/words/proverbs.shtml )

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.
Many hands make light work.
<-> Too many cooks spoil the broth.
A silent man is a wise one.
<-> A man without words is a man without houghts.
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 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.