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Every man has his price

If you offer someone enough money, he will be willing to do anything for you

Every man is his own worst enemy

A lot of people tend to hurt their own chance at success because of negative-mindedness, fear, ignorance, unresolved issues

Every man must carry his own cross

Everyone has to carry his burden or responsibilities in life

Every picture tells a story

Every situation has an explanation

Everyone wants to go to heaven, but no one wants to die

Everyone wants to enjoy success, but few are willing to work hard or take the risks involved in achieving it

Example is better than precept

It is better to show by example than to advise, order or tell people to be upright

Experience is the mother of wisdom

You become wiser as you gain more experience in life

Facts are stubborn things

  You cannot change the facts of a case

Failure teaches success

  People can learn from their failures and mistakes

Faith will move mountains

  Miracles will happen when you believe that they will

Familiarity breeds contempt

  People tend to lose respect for people they are close to or in close company with all the time

Fear is stronger than love

Fear is often a stronger emotion or motivation than even love

Fear of death is worse than death itself

  Fear is often a crippling emotion because it is so powerful

Fine feathers make fine birds

  You can pretend to be rich, famous etc. by dressing the part

Fine words butter no parsnips

  Just talking about something is not going to get the job done



First deserve, then desire

  Before you begin to hope about possessing something, make sure you are qualified for it

First things first

  Do the more urgent and important things first

First think, and then speak

  Think about what you are going to say before you speak
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Flattery brings friends, truth enemies

  People like to hear good things said about them although they may not be the truth

Fool me once, shame on you. fool me twice, shame on me

  You should be alert to people trying to get the better of you

Fretting cares make grey hairs

  Worrying is a negative activity that can age you prematurely

Garbage in, garbage out

  If the information or input you provide is wrong, the end result will also be below par or flawed

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime

  It is better to teach people how to be independent by teaching them how to do things for themselves than to do everything for them

Give and take is fair play

  You should be willing to give in partly to others if you want them to give in partly to you

Give credit where credit is due

  Appreciate someone for the good work he ahs done

Give him an inch and he'll want a yard

  Some people always take advantage of favor that is shown them

Good fences make good neighbors

  Respect people's privacy and their territory

Good wine needs no bush

  Products of good quality do not need a lot of advertising, as their quality alone shows their worth

Goodness is better than beauty

  Inner beauty is more valuable than outer beauty

Grasp all, lose all

  If you are too greedy and try to grab everything you see, you might lose that and everything you have too

Green leaves and brown leaves fall from the same tree

  Everyone has a common beginning, and therefore, no one is above another

Happy wife, happy life

  If you have a happy or good life partner, you will be happy and contented

Hard words break no bones

  Ignore insults as they cannot physically harm you, and will only harm you emotionally if you let them

Haste makes waste

  Things that are done in a hurry are usually done sloppily, and may contain careless mistakes

He is rich who owes nothing

  A person who owes no one a debt is free of worry, and therefore, rich, in a sense

He is the best general who makes the fewest mistakes

  A good leader rarely makes mistakes

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