Wise Sayings: Letter F

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    Wise Sayings


    First come, first served.
    Author: Unknown
    First deserve, and then desire.

    Source: English Proverb
    First food, then religion.
    Category: Practicality Source: Afghan
    First impressions are the most lasting.

    Source: English Proverb
    First look at home, then censure me.

    Source: German
    First secure an independent income, then practice virtue.

    Source: Greek
    First the man takes a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes the man.

    Source: Japanese
    First things first.

    Source: Japanese
    First weigh, then venture.

    Source: German
    Fish and guests smell at three days old.

    Source: Danish
    Fish and guests stink after three days.

    Source: Danish
    Fish begin to stink at the head.

    Source: German
    Fish don't get caught in deep water.
    Category: Caution and care Source: Malay
    Fish, to taste good, must swim three times: in water, in butter, and in wine.

    Source: Polish
    Fishing without a net is merely bathing.
    Category: Authenticity Source: African
    Five fingers are brothers but not equals.

    Source: Afghan
    Five fingers hold more than two forks.

    Source: German
    Five of them would run from the bang of one empty gun.

    Source: Afghan
    Flatterers are cats that lick before and scratch behind.

    Source: German
    Flatterers haunt not cottages.

    Source: German
    Flattery is sweet food for those who can swallow it.

    Source: Danish
    Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.

    Source: Yiddish
    Flattery sits in the parlour when plain dealing is kicked out of doors.

    Source: Yiddish
    Flattery will get you nowhere.

    Source: Yiddish
    Fleas are not lobsters.

    Source: Yiddish
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