a picture paints a thousand words

a picture paints a thousand words

A picture can express something more clearly or succinctly than words can. I know I'm doing a bad job of capturing the scene by describing it, so look here—a picture paints a thousand words, doesn't it?
See also: paint, picture, thousand, word
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