Wise Sayings: Letter F


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    Fools and obstinate men make rich lawyers.

    Source: Spanish
    Fools and scissors require good handling.
    Category: Foolishness Source: Japanese
    Fools and the perverse fill the lawyers' purse.

    Source: Spanish
    Fools are free all the world over.

    Source: Dutch
    Fools are like other folks as long as they are silent.
    Category: Foolishness Source: Danish
    Fools ask questions that wise men cannot answer.

    Source: Dutch
    Fools ask what's o'clock, but wise men know their time.

    Source: Dutch
    Fools build house and wise men live in them.

    Source: Dutch
    Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

    Source: English Proverb
    Fools build houses, wise men buy them.

    Source: German
    Fools for luck.

    Source: German
    Fools go in throngs.

    Source: French
    Fools look to tomorrow. Wise men use tonight.

    Source: Scottish
    Fools must not be set on eggs.

    Source: German
    Fools refuse favours.

    Source: German
    Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.

    Source: German
    Fools rush in where wise men fear to tread.
    Category: Foolishness Author: Alexander Pope
    Fools sometimes give wise men counsel.

    Source: Portuguese
    Foot firm till death.

    Source: Portuguese
    For a bad tongue scissors.

    Source: Portuguese
    For a flying enemy make a silver bridge.

    Source: Dutch
    For a good appetite there is no hard bread.

    Source: Dutch
    For a good companion good company.

    Source: Spanish
    For a good dinner and a gentle wife you can afford to wait.

    Source: Danish
    For a paltry gift, little thanks.

    Source: Latin
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