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The fist loss is the best.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The flame is not far from the smoke.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The flatterer's throat is an open sepulchre.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The flawed pot lasts longest.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The flitch hangs never so high but a dog will look out for the bone.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The fly flutters about the candle till at last it gets burnt.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The fly sat upon the axletree of the chariot-wheel and said What a dust do I raise!
      - (Greek) [Proverbs]

The fly that bites the tortoise breaks its beak.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The fool asks much, but he is more fool that grants it.
      - [Proverbs]

The fool cuts himself with his own knife.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The fool has his answer on the tip of his tongue.
      - (Arabic) [Proverbs]

The fool hunts for misfortune.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The fool is busy in everyone's business but his own.
      - [Proverbs]

The fool knows more in his own house than the sage in other men's.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The fool passes for wise if he is silent.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

The fool saith, Who would have thought it?
      - [Proverbs]

The fool speaks, the wise man listens.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

The fool sucks wisdom, as he porter sups,
  And cobblers grow fine speakers in their cups.
      - [Proverbs]

The fool wanders, the wise man travels.
      - [Proverbs]

The fool who is silent passes for wise.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The fool would teach the learned!
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The foot of the farmer manures the field.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The foot of the owner is the best manure for his land.
      - [Proverbs]

The foot on the cradle and hand on the distaff is the sign of a good housewife.
      - [Proverbs]

The force of anger is broken by a soft answer.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The force which a body at rest exercises on a body in motion impinging upon it. [Stolid immobility or masterly inactivity.]
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The forest can't be without its jackals.
      - (Azerbaijani) [Proverbs]

The forest has ears, and field has eyes.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The forest is the poor man's overcoat.
      - (New England) [Proverbs]

The forest will answer you in the way you call to it.
      - (Finnish) [Proverbs]

The fortress that parleys soon surrenders.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The fox advised the others to cut off their tails, because he had left his own in the trap.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The fox changes his skin, but keeps the rogue.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

The fox does not do as much mischief in a year as it pays for in an hour.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The fox does not go twice into the same trap.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

The fox does not prey near his hole.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

The fox fares best when he is cursed.
      - [Proverbs]

The fox goes through the corn and does not eat, but brushes it down with his tail.
      - (Galician) [Proverbs]

The fox is knowing, but more knowing he who catches him.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The fox knows much, but more he that catcheth him.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

The fox knows well with whom he plays tricks.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

The fox loves cunning, the wolf covets the lamb, and a woman longs for praise.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

The fox may grow gray, but never good.
      - [Proverbs]

The fox may lose his hair, but not his cunning.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

The fox never fares better than when he's bann'd.
      - [Proverbs]

The fox preys farthest from his hole.
      - [Proverbs]

The fox said the grapes were sour.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

The fox says of the mulberries when he cannot get at them; they are not good at all.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The fox that sleeps in the morning has not his tongue feathered.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

The fox that tarries long is on the watch for prey.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]


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