"There are a variety of proverbs almost all English speakers are
We regard these words of wisdom with reverence, but some of these sayings
look specious when weighed against each other..."
ex : "Look before you leap. / He who hesitates is lost."
Words That Are Their Own Opposites- Text + Audio - 30 May 2015
"Like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, learn words seem to fight themselves - they are their own opposites! Well, depending on the context.
Context is important when learning a language; but with these words, context is everything.
Learn more about these Janus words and why they are called Janus words." (learningenglish.voanews.com)
"A Janus-like bust features on one side the face of Rockefeller and the face of Lenin on the other."
Warface "is an online video game being developed by Crytek Kiev. Warface is a F2P multiplayer military shooter in a "near future" setting. " (Wikipedia)
The Persuaders with Tony Curtis and Roger Moore (YouTube) Danny Wilde and Brett Sinclair : Compare their lives.Although they are very different, find what they have in common.
MORE PICTURES from The Persuaders video :
Radiohead - All I Need (Official MTV Video)- UPDATED
"MTV and Radiohead have teamed to address the exploitation and slavery of children around the world." (YouTube) + the LYRICS "I am a moth who just wants to share your light
I'm just an insect trying to get out of the night"
Jungle Jail - an animation
"A young prisoner comes into a crazy jail, where everything could happen.
Smaller and weaker than the others, he becomes the scapegoat of the place.
One day, everything changes, and he finally turns into the Big Boss..." (YouTube)
WRONG by Depeche Mode :
Wrongby Depeche Mode "I was born with the wrong sign
In the wrong house
With the wrong ascendancy
I took the wrong road
That led to the wrong tendencies
I was in the wrong place at the wrong time...
With the wrong tune playing till it sounded right"
(metrolyrics.com) + the VIDEO- UPDATED (YouTube)
Creepsung by Radiohead "Couldn't look you in the eye
You're just like an angel...
I wish I was special...
I want a perfect body
I want a perfect soul...
But I'm a creep" (lyrics007.com) - the VIDEO- UPDATED (YouTube)
Soul- sung by Yael Naim - UPDATED "I came to this strange world
hoping I could learn a bit
about how to give and take...
about what is true and fake."
(lyricsmode.com) - the VIDEO- UPDATED (YouTube)
- Procol Harum :
"Some say they will and some say they won t
Some say they do and some say they don t
Some say they shall and some say they shan t
And some say they can and some say they can t..."
Zebra by John Butler "I can be loud man, I can be silent
I could be young man or I could be old.
I can be a gentleman, I can be violent...
I could be innocent or I could be guilty...
I could be rich like a wandering Gypsy
I could be poor like a fat wallet lost.
I could be first or I could come last..." - the VIDEO(YouTube)- UPDATED
In My Pocketsung by Alanis Morissette "I'm broke but I'm happy
I'm poor but I'm kind
I'm short but I'm healthy,
yeah I'm high but I'm grounded
I'm sane but I'm overwhelmed
I'm lost but I'm hopeful baby..." (lyrics007.com) - the VIDEO(YouTube)- UPDATED
and Sonby Cat Stevens :
"You're still young...
Look at me, I am old, but I'm happy."
Xmas(WAR IS OVER) by John Lennon - UPDATED
" And so this is Xmas
For weak and for strong
For rich and the poor
The world is so wrong
And so happy Xmas
For black and for white
For yellow and red ones
Let's stop all the fight" (lyrics007.com)
Matter Whatby Boyzone :
"If only tears were laughter
If only night was day
If only prayers were answered..."
Of These Nightsby The Eagles :
"Between the dark and the light...
I've been searching for the daughter
Of the devil himself
I've been searching for an angel in white
I've been waiting for a woman who's a little
In between the wrong and the right"
'The light'by Steven Seagal (lyrics on the CD : Songs from
the Crystal Cave)
"Well it's rocky and it's rough
It's old and it's new
It's bitter and it's sweet
It's rough and it's smooth
Walking through space, life has its own pace
Flying high, sometimes low, lighting
speed or sometimes slow.." (lyricstime.com) + VIDEO(YouTube)
Goes Up...by The Alan Parsons Project :
"What goes up must come down.
What must rise must fall...
What's been lost must be found"
by Tracy Chapman :
"Why do the babies starve
When there's enough food to feed the world
Why when there're so many of us
Are there people still alone Why are the missiles called peace keepers..."