Wise Sayings: Letter S

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    Wise Sayings


    Set a sprat to catch a mackerel.

    Source: Spanish
    Set out wisely at first; custom will make every virtue more easy and pleasant to you than any vice can be.

    Source: English Proverb
    Set thy expense according to thy trade.

    Source: Dutch
    Set your sail according to the wind.

    Source: French
    Set your sail to the wind.

    Source: French
    Setting out well is a quarter of the journey.

    Source: French
    Seven brothers in a council make wrong right.

    Source: Spanish
    Seven days is the length of a guest's life.
    Source: Burmese Proverb
    Seven hours of sleep is enough for the young and the aged.

    Source: Latin
    Seven is company, and nine confusion. (Alluding to a dinner party.)

    Source: Spanish
    Shall the gosling teach the goose to swim?
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Shallow waters mak' maist din.
    Source: Arabic Proverb
    Shame comes to no man unless he himself help it on the way.

    Source: Danish
    Shame lasts longer than poverty.

    Source: Dutch
    Shameful deeds bring on revenge.

    Source: Norwegian
    Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.

    Source: Swedish
    Shared sorrow is half sorrow.

    Source: Danish
    Sharp acids corrode their own containers.

    Source: Albanian
    She fries in her own grease.

    Source: Albanian
    She hangs out the broom (wants a husband).

    Source: Dutch
    She is fond of greens who kisses the gardener.

    Source: Spanish
    She is fond of him--on the side where the pocket hangs.

    Source: German
    She is good and honoured who is dead and buried.

    Source: Spanish
    She is good who is close to the fire and does not burn.

    Source: Spanish
    She is nether fish nor fowl.

    Source: Spanish
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