quotation or saying ?

where does the saying "you catch more flies with honey "

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The answer to your title is found here: http://www.straightdope.com/mailbag/mflyhoney.html
According to the master it is a saying.

You may want to post your question of origin in the General Questions forum, as you are looking for a factual answer and not Commenting on a previous column.

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