Fire, First, Fish and Flattery : Proverbs





Key-Words Based Proverbs



Fire :



  • No smoke without fire.



  • Make no fire, raise no smoke.



  • All the fat’s in the fire.



  • Fire is good for the fireside.



  • First :



  • First come, first served.



  • Ladies first.



  • First thing first.



  • First think and then speak.



  • First try and then trust.



  • First impression is the best impression.



  • Fish :



  • Like a fish out of water.



  • To fish in troubled waters.



  • You must lose a fly to catch a fish.



  • Fish follow the bait.



  • When the fish is caught, the net is laid aside.



  • Flattery :



  • Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.



  • One complimentary letter asks another.



  • No foe to a flatterer.



  • Flattery sits in the parlor, when plain - speaking is kicked out of doors.



  • It is easy to flatter but hard to please.



  • Beware of one who flatters unduly, he will also censure unjustly.



  • Flattery is the food of fools.











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