picture is worth a thousand words

picture is worth a thousand words

Prov. Pictures convey information more efficiently and effectively than words do. It's much easier to learn how machines work by looking at pictures, rather than by hearing someone describe them. A picture is worth a thousand words. The newspaper editor decided to devote more space to photographs of the disaster than to text, since a picture is worth a thousand words.
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A picture is worth a thousand words, and a picture of a person is worth a thousand words about them.
Inspired by Art Kane's legendary photograph A Great Day in Harlem, this book proves "a picture is worth a thousand words.
We've all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, but at no time could this be truer than in our very visual digital world.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine thousands of chatty teenagers in as many as 500 high schools, colleges, and universities taking a nine-hour vow of silence to demonstrate how discrimination can silence the voices of so many other youths.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and that's what I am normally allotted for my monthly Editor's Desk.
As an old saying puts it, "A picture is worth a thousand words.
Hill recognized the truth in the axiom, "A picture is worth a thousand words.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, in the computer age a picture can be made up of a thousand photos.
I've found that in these cases, "a picture is worth a thousand words.
Like a picture is worth a thousand words, a foundry's advertisement is worth a thousand sales calls.
Whoever said, "A picture is worth a thousand words," understated the impact of a compelling image.
CAROLLTON, Texas -- If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a full color picture worth?
This film proved the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words especially since the words of your reviewers, although they did not exactly preach actually Doomsday as a result of this film, did tend to grovel in predicted doom and gloom.
Someone once said ``One picture is worth a thousand words.