Wise Sayings: Letter S

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    Wise Sayings


    Sooner will a beetle make honey.

    Source: Latin
    Sooner will the tamarisk bear apples.

    Source: Latin
    Sooner will the wolf take the sheep for a wife.

    Source: Latin
    Sorrow and ill weather come unsent for.

    Source: Latin
    Sorrow brings on premature old age.

    Source: Latin
    Sorrow doesn't kill, reckless joy does.
    Category: Joy and sorrow Source: African
    Sorrow dwells on the confines of pleasure.

    Source: Latin
    Sorrow follows pleasure.

    Source: Latin
    Sorrow for the death of a father lasts six months; sorrow for a mother, a year; sorrow for a wife, until another wife; sorrow for a son, forever.

    Source: Sanskrit
    Sorrow is the child of too much joy.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    Sorrow is to the soul what the worm is to wood.

    Source: Turkish
    Sorrow is to the soul, as worm is to wood.
    Category: Joy and sorrow Source: Turkish
    Sorrow seldom comes alone.

    Source: Danish
    Sorrow will pay no debts.

    Source: Dutch
    Sorrows come uninvited.

    Source: Latin
    Sour grapes will ne'er make sweet wine.

    Source: Latin
    Sour wine, old bacon, and rye bread keep a house rich.

    Source: Spanish
    Sour, sweet, bitter, pungent, all must be tasted.

    Category: Philosophical Source: Chinese
    Sow corn in clay, and plant vines in sand.

    Source: Spanish
    Sow dry and set wet.

    Source: Spanish
    Sow much, reap much; sow little, reap little.

    Source: Spanish
    Sow not money on the sea, lest it sink.

    Source: Dutch
    Spare at the spigot, and let out the bunghole.

    Source: Dutch
    Spare the rod and spoil the child.

    Source: Dutch
    Spare to speak and spare to speed.

    Source: French
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