Wise Sayings: Letter F

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    Wise Sayings


    Fortune is a woman; if you neglect her to-day, expect not to regain her to-morrow.

    Source: French
    Fortune is like women: loves youth and is fickle.

    Source: German
    Fortune is made of glass.

    Source: Romanian
    Fortune is round; it makes one a king, another a dunghill.

    Source: Dutch
    Fortune lost, nothing lost; courage lost, much lost; honour lost, more lost; soul lost, all lost.

    Source: Dutch
    Fortune often knocks at the door, but the fool does not invite her in.

    Source: Danish
    Fortune rarely brings good or evil singly.

    Source: Danish
    Fortune smiles on the brave, and frowns upon the coward.

    Source: Latin
    Fortune to one is mother, to another step-mother.

    Source: Latin
    Fortune wearies with carrying one and the same man always.

    Source: Latin
    Fortune, and go to sleep.

    Source: Italian
    Fortunes, heaven-born gifts.

    Source: Italian
    Foster a raven and it will peck out your eyes.

    Source: Spanish
    Foul linen should be washed at home.

    Source: French
    Foul water will quench fire.

    Source: English Proverb
    Fouls invent fashions and wise men follow them.

    Source: French
    Four horses cannot overtake the tongue.
    Category: Gossip Source: Chinese
    Four things come not back: the spoken word, the spent arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunity.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Four things put a man beside himself--women, tobacco, cards, and wine.

    Source: Spanish
    Fox's broth, cold and scalding.

    Source: Spanish
    Foxes come at last to the furrier's.

    Source: French
    Frae saving comes having.

    Source: French
    Fraud lurks in loose generalities.

    Source: Latin
    Free man, free goods.

    Source: German
    Free ships, free goods.
    Source: American Proverb
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