97 Proverbs about Feather / Page 2
11. Humor to a man is like a feather pillow. It is filled with what is easy to get but gives great comfort.
12. Feather by feather the goose is plucked.
13. Give assistance, and receive thanks lighter than a feather: injure a man, and his wrath will be like lead.
14. Either a ship or a tuft of feathers.
15. Flight towards preferment will be but slow without some golden feathers.
16. What is lighter than a feather? Dust. What lighter than dust? Wind. What lighter than the wind? A harlot. What lighter than a harlot? Nothing.
17. He that eats the king's geese shall be choked with the feathers.
18. Every bird needs its own feathers.
19. If you cannot get the bird, get one of its feathers.
20. That is poor help that helps you from the feather-bed to the straw.