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Proverbs containing the word Side

There are two sides to every question

In any argument or difference of opinion, neither side is entirely in the wrong. Much may be said on both sides.

Providence is always on the side of the big battalions

This means the same as God is always on the side of the big battalions, which is also referred to under Might is right.

God is always on the side of the big battalions

In most wars both sides claim the support of the Almighty, yet victory invariably goes to the stronger. Another alternative version is... Read more →

Every medal has two sides

And so has every argument. The phrase 'the reverse of the medal' means 'the other side of the question'.

The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest

Our neighbour's apples may be no longer and riper than our own, but always appear to be so. Even on our own tree the best apples seem to be... Read more →