Wise Sayings: Letter S

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    Wise Sayings


    She is not a modest woman whom common report condemns.

    Source: Latin
    She only is chaste, who is chaste where there is no danger of detection: she who does not, because she may not, does.

    Source: Latin
    She who does not yet know how to walk cannot climb a ladder.

    Source: Ethiopian
    She who is born a beauty is born betrothed.

    Source: Italian
    She who loves an ugly man thinks him handsome.

    Source: Spanish
    Shirk work and you will want bread.

    Source: Latin
    Shit floats to the top.

    Source: Latin
    Shit rolls downhill.

    Source: Latin
    Shoemakers are always the worst shod.

    Source: French
    Shoemakers go to mass and pray that sheep may die.

    Source: Spanish
    Shoot at a pigeon and kill a crow.

    Source: Spanish
    Short acquaintance brings repentance.

    Source: English Proverb
    Short cuts are long ways round.

    Source: Latin
    Short flax makes long thread.

    Source: Danish
    Short hair is soon brushed.

    Source: German
    Short hose must have long points.

    Source: Spanish
    Short pleasure often brings long repentance.

    Source: Danish
    Should the heavens fall, many pipkins will be broken.

    Source: Danish
    Show a dog a finger, and he wants the whole hand.

    Source: Yiddish
    Show her the rudder, but don't steer her boat.

    Source: Yiddish
    Show me a poor man, I will show you a flatterer.

    Source: Portuguese
    Showy clothes attract most.

    Source: Latin
    Shrouds are made without pockets.
    Category: Truth Source: Yiddish
    Shrouds have no pockets.

    Source: Latin
    Shut your door, and you will make your neighbour a good woman.

    Source: Spanish
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