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I' m looking for a common saying or catchphrase that has the same meaning as "a picture is worth a thousand words". I need this as a title for an article that illustrates that point in a specific context, but the original is obviously worn out.

EDIT To clarify: I'm trying to illustrate the point that it's easier to convince someone of a fact if you show them it, than if you just describe it.

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Are you asking for something that doesn't exist? I mean, aren't idioms like "a picture is worth a thousand words" around because they meet a language need that isn't otherwise being met? –  ect Sep 11 '11 at 3:54
@ect No. Just as there are synonymous words, there are synonymous expressions. –  Vitaly Mijiritsky Sep 11 '11 at 5:08

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The closest phrase that comes to mind is “Show, don't tell”. The meaning is a little different, but it might still be applicable.

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How about "Seeing is believing."

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The soul never thinks without a picture.

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Can you demonstrate that this is a "common saying or catchphrase" as the question requests? –  choster Oct 8 '13 at 22:35

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