Faint hearts never win fair ladies.
— Danish proverb

faint heart never won fair lady.
Miguel de Cervantes faint quote

The first sentence of every novel should be: Trust me, this will take time but there is order here, very faint, very human. Meander if you want to get to town.
— Michael Ondaatje

The world is full of fools and faint hearts; and yet everyone has courage enough to bear the misfortunes, and wisdom enough to manage the affairs of his neighbor.
— Benjamin Franklin

My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint.
— Erma Bombeck