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Proverbs containing the word Fair

What is sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

Whether we eat goose or gander, we have the same apple sauce with it, so what is good for one is good for the other. If Barry plays a practical... Read more →

Speak fair and think what you like

To 'speak fair' is to treat others with civility. Think what you like about them, but be polite when you speak to them. There is, however, the... Read more →

None but the brave deserves the fair

You have to act boldly to win the girl you love, for Faint heart ne'er won fair lady.

Hoist your sail when the wind is fair

Don't act when circumstances are unfavourable. Wait for a better opportunity of achieving success - and when it comes, seize upon it

He who gives fair words feeds you with an empty spoon

We gain nothing from being flattered; nor do we profit from other people’s accuses.

All’s fair in love and war

This proverb would have us believe that in a courtship, just as on a battlefield, it is permissible to use every stratagem and take advantage of... Read more →

Faint heart never won fair lady

These are words of encouragement to shy suitors. They recommend boldness, for none but the brave deserves the fair and fortune favours the bold.