Wise Sayings: Letter S

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    Wise Sayings


    Spare well and have to spend.

    Source: French
    Spare your breath to cool your porridge.
    Author: Francis Robelias
    Sparrows should not dance with cranes, their legs are too short.

    Source: Danish
    Sparrows who emulate peacocks are likely to break a thigh.
    Source: Burmese Proverb
    Speak little and well, they will think you somebody.

    Source: Portuguese
    Speak little of your ill luck, and boast not of your good luck.

    Source: Danish
    Speak little, speak truth. Spend little, pay cash.

    Source: German
    Speak not against the dead.

    Source: Latin
    Speak of the devil and he appears.

    Source: Italian
    Speak the truth, but leave immediately after.

    Source: Slovenian
    Speak well of your friend; of your enemy neither well nor ill.

    Source: Italian
    Speak when you are spoken to.

    Source: Italian
    Speak, that I may see thee.

    Source: German
    Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding.

    Source: German
    Speaking is silver, silence is gold.

    Source: Dutch
    Speaking silence is better than senseless speech.

    Source: Danish
    Speaking, though speechless, it exercises dominion over the mind. [The power of music.]

    Source: Latin
    Speech both conceals and reveals the thoughts of men.

    Source: Latin
    Speech is oft repented, silence seldom.

    Source: Danish
    Speech is often repented, silence never.

    Source: Danish
    Speech is silver, but silence is golden.

    Source: Danish
    Speedy execution is the mother of good fortune.

    Source: Danish
    Speedy rise, speedy fall.

    Source: German
    Spend not, where you may save; spare not, where you must spend.

    Source: German
    Spending is quick, earning is slow.

    Source: Russian
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