“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.”


“Empty vessels make the most noise.”


“Every cloud has a silver lining.”


“Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit.”


“Everybody wants to go to heaven, but nobody wants to die.”


“Few people are wise, most are otherwise.”


“Few words to the wise suffice.”


“Fire and water are good servants, but bad masters.”


“First few years, parents try to get their child to talk; the next few years they try to get him to shut up.”


“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.”


“For want of a nail, the shoe is lost; for want of a shoe, the horse is lost; for want of a horse, the battle is lost.”


“Forbidden fruit is the sweetest.”


“Forewarned is forearmed.”


“Fortune can take from us nothing but what she gave us.”


“Four strong horses cannot overtake the spoken word.”


“Four things never come back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, and the neglected opportunities.”


“From listening comes wisdom, from speaking repentance.”


“From our ancestors come our names; but from our virtues come our honours.”


“Genius is on percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”


“Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.”


“Glass, china and reputation are easily cracked, and never well-mended.”

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