Proverbs starting with letter F

The fairest rose is at last withered

Beauty fades and is gone. Here is a verse from The Ruba'iyat of Omar Khayyam, translated by Edward FitzGerald: Oh, come with old Khayyam, and... 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.