faint heart never won fair lady

faint heart never won fair lady

proverb One must be self-assured and brave, as opposed to timid, in order to attract or woo a woman. I know you get nervous talking to your crush, but just remember—faint heart never won fair lady.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

Faint heart never won fair lady.

Prov. A timid suitor never won his lady. (Used to encourage boys or men to be bold in courting women.) Bill: I'd really like to go out with Alice, but what if she says no? Alan: You won't know till you ask her. Faint heart never won fair lady. Don't be so shy about talking to Edith. Faint heart never won fair lady.
See also: faint, fair, heart, lady, never, won
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"Faint heart never won fair lady." Why was my heart so faint?
"Faint heart never won fair lady. Or am I making a fool of myself?" he thought.
As every schoolboy knows, faint heart never won fair lady.
"Talk is cheap, but faint heart never won fair lady and it's something I would dearly love to do.
FAINT heart never won fair lady. If you do what you feel, it could lead to a very fulfilling week, as passion comes just when you least expect it, and three will most definitely be a crowd.
Never for a moment does he convince anyone that he is an elderly lady ( he's playing out the game because faint heart never won fair lady.
Faint heart never won fair lady. I think you should move on but if you simply can't then perhaps you should try and contact her and make your feelings known.
But faint heart never won fair lady nor tasty pay-out so it may pay to take a walk on the wild side once more this weekend in the hope that what happened in Europe in midweek will be mirrored closer to home.
Security managers faced with surviving a transition might also take to heart the saying "Faint heart never won fair lady" (the lesson of which is gender-neutral), along with the corollary, "Don't hide your light under a bushel." In other words, let the new management know why they need you on the team, advises D.
What about the saying "faint heart never won fair lady"?
IN your case faint heart never won fair lady. You might think it's obvious she needs to get away from this man but in her mind it might not be that easy.
I have always believed that faint heart never won fair lady. I plunged in with a glamorous shop and big advertisements and took regular stands at London's Olympia fine arts and antiques fairs at pounds 10,000 for a week.
And what about the saying that faint heart never won fair lady? I won't give up, Miriam.