Wise Sayings: Letter F


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    Wise Sayings


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    Fact is stranger than fiction.

    Source: Swedish
    Fact is stranger than fiction.
    Author: Thomas Chandler Haliburton
    Fail to steal the chicken while it ate up your bait grain.

    Category: Animals Source: Chinese
    Failing to plan is planning to fail.

    Source: Chinese
    Failure is a teacher; a harsh one, but the best.
    Author: Thomas J Watson
    Failure is the path of least persistence.
    Author: Unknown
    Fain would the cat fish eat, But she is loth to wet her feet.

    Source: Latin
    Faint praise is akin to abuse.

    Source: Danish
    Faintheart is always in danger.

    Source: Portuguese
    Fair and softly goes far in a day.

    Source: Portuguese
    Fair flowers to not remain long by the wayside.

    Source: German
    Fair hair may hae foul roots.

    Source: German
    Fair is he that comes, but fairer he that brings.

    Source: French
    Fair money can cover mush that's foul.

    Source: Dutch
    Fair play's a jewel.

    Source: Dutch
    Fair promises bind fools.

    Source: Italian
    Fair things are soon snatched away.

    Source: French
    Fair without, foul within.

    Source: French
    Fair words can buy a horse on credit.
    Category: Flattery and praise Source: Trinidadian
    Fair words don't fill the pocket.

    Source: German
    Fair words never hurt the tongue.
    Author: George Chapman
    Fair words please the fool, and sometimes the wise.

    Source: Danish
    Fair words won't feed a cat.

    Source: Italian
    Fair words won't fill the sack.

    Source: Danish
    Fair words, but look to your purse.

    Source: Italian
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