Tart words make no friends; a spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist, philosopher
Poor Richard’s Almanack (1744)

From Giovanni Torriano, Italian Proverbs (1666): "Honey catches more flies than vinegar."
Added on 12-May-15 | Last updated 12-May-15
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