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Proverbs Starting with letter F - part 3
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From fire to flame.
From great rivers come great fish.
From head to heel.

From his silence a man's consent is inferred.
From knowledge, comes (sea) power.' Motto of the United States Naval Academy.
From listening comes wisdom and from speaking, repentance.
From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentance.
From little acorns mighty oaks do grow.
From little things men go on to great.
From long journeys long lies.
From my gossip's bread a large piece for my godson.
From nothing comes nothing.
From one you may judge of the whole.
From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor.
From plate to mouth you can lose the soup.
From rain and under the gutter.
From saving comes having.
From saying to doing is a long way.
From sea to sea,' national motto of.
From shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.
From short pleasure long repentance.
From small beginning come great things.
From small beginnings come great things.
From small things a great heap is made.
From someone else's cart you have to get off halfway.
From success to failure is one step; from failure to success is a long road.
From that dust comes this mud.
From the : 'De gustibus non est disputandum.
From the French: 'Plus ?a change, c'est la m?me chose.
From the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.' Matthew 12:34.
From the black earth there grows the finest grain.
From the boat we get to the ship.
From the can into the bucket.
From the creation of the world.
From the direction of the wind.
From the ditch to deep water.
From the egg to the apples.'; 'From the beginning to the end.' (The Roman meal usually started with eggs and ended with fruit.).
From the father comes honour, from the mother comfort.
From the founding of the city', 'city' meaning Rome.
From the leather of others you can cut long strips.

From the lowly perspective of a dog's eyes, everyone looks short.
From the miseries of others he fears for his own position.
From the old ox the young one learns to plough.
From the old ox, the young one learns to plow.'; 'A good example makes a good job.
From the promise to the deed is a day's journey.
From the same flower the bee extracts honey and the wasp gall.
From the same wood you can make a cross or a club.
From the sea, freedom.
From the soldier who has no cloak, keep your own in your chest.
From the stars, Knowledge' (the motto of Starfleet Academy in , a variation on the motto of the , 'Ex luna, Scientia', 'from the moon, knowledge'.).
From the straws in the air we judge of the wind.
From the sublime to the ridiculous is only one step.
From the sweetest wine, the tartest vinegar.
From the trap to the pit.
From the well of envy, only a fool drinks the water.
From the withered tree, a flower blooms.
From this column to that column may be a relief.
From those to whom much is given, much is expected.
From to-morrow till to-morrow time goes a long journey.
From trifling causes great results arise.
From trivial things great arguments often arise.
From trivial things great contests oft arise.
From walking -- something; from sitting -- nothing.
From what has taken place we infer what is about to happen.
From you grows a wound on you.
From you, action, from God, benediction.
Frost on the mud, water on the bed.
Froth is no beer.
Frugality is a great revenue.
Frugality is an estate alone.
Frugality is the sure guardian of our virtues.
Fruit ripens not well in the shade.
Fry the chapati when the pan is hot.
Fucking ants.
Fuel is not sold in a forest, nor fish on a lake.
Full bottles and glasses make swearers and asses.
Full cup, steady hand.
Full feasting breeds ferocity.
Full of courtesy, full of craft.

Full stomach, happy heart.
Full vessels give the least sound.
Funeral sermon, lying sermon.
Further from the eye - closer to the heart.

These are Proverb Examples from around the world, some have been translated from their original language to english.


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