Wise Sayings: Letter F

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    Wise Sayings


    Flies are easier caught with honey than with vinegar.

    Source: French
    Flies don't light on a boiling pot.

    Source: Italian
    Flies flock to the lean horse.

    Source: Italian
    Flies will not light on a boiling pot.

    Source: French
    Flies, dogs. and mimics are the first to rush to the dish.

    Source: Latin
    Flight towards preferment will be but slow without some golden feathers.

    Source: Latin
    Fling him into the Nile, and he will come up with a fish in his mouth.

    Source: Latin
    Flowers are the pledges of fruit.

    Source: Danish
    Flowers leave a part of their fragrance in the hands that bestow them.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Flowing water never goes bad; our door hubs never gather termites.

    Category: Wisdom Source: Chinese
    Flying from the bull he fell into the river.

    Source: Spanish
    Focus on what's right in your world instead of what's wrong.
    Author: Unknown
    Folks say there is a lack of four sorts of people on earth: of priests, else one would not have six or seven benefices; of gentleman, else every boor would not want to be a squire; of whores, else married women and nuns would not carry on the trade; of Jews, else Christians would not practise usury.

    Source: German
    Follow Love and it will flee, Flee love and it will follow thee.

    Source: German
    Follow the customs, or fly the country.

    Source: Danish
    Follow the river and you will reach the sea.

    Source: French
    Follow the road and you will reach an inn.

    Source: Portuguese
    Following the path of least resistence is what makes both men and rivers crooked.
    Author: Unknown
    Folly hath eagle's wings, but the eyes of an owl.

    Source: Dutch
    Folly is the most incurable of maladies.

    Source: Spanish
    Folly is the product of all countries and ages.

    Source: Spanish
    Fond of lawsuits, little wealth, Fond of doctors, little health.

    Source: Spanish
    Fond of lawsuits, little wealth; fond of doctors, little health; fond of friars, little honour.

    Source: Spanish
    Fond pride of dress is sure a very curse; Ere fancy you consult, consult your purse.

    Source: Spanish
    Fools and bairns should never see half-done work.

    Source: Spanish
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