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Fatigue is the best pillow.
[Evenings]
 

Fish and visitors smell in three days.
 

Follow your bliss. -Joseph Campbell Resolve to perform what you ought. Perform without fail what you resolve.
[One Day]
 

Fools need Advice most, but wise Men only are the better for it.
[Advice]
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For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.
[Being]
 

For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost; and for want of a horse the rider was lost; being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for want of care about a horseshoe nail.
[Carelessness]
 

Fraud and deceit are ever in a hurry. - Take time for all things. - Great haste makes great waste.
[Haste]
 

Frugality is a fair fortune; and habits of industry a good estate.
 

Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
 

Games lubricate the body and the mind.
 

Genius is nothing but a greater aptitude for patience.
 

Genius without education is like silver in the mine.
 

Getting into debt, is getting into a tanglesome net.
[Borrowing]
 

Gifts much expected, are paid, not given.
 

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

God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
[Health]
 

God helps them that helps themselves.
[Action]
 

God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
 

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.
[Begin]
 

Half a truth is often a great lie.
 


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