Swedish Proverbs


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To step in the harmonica.

What is well-known only seems to be testified.

Where poverty comes in, love goes out.

Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.

To the one who waits comes the tailwind at last.

What matter if I suffer, if only my neighbor suffers too.

Whine less, breathe more.

Work is half of health.

Undeserved curses don't bite a lot.

What was bought in a hurry may soon be regretted.

Who builds something, had better count two dollars for one.

Work sweetens the sleep.

Walk like the cat around hot porridge.

What you don't know doesn't hurt you.

Who cannot pray to God, let him go to sea.

Worrying never did anyone any good.

We are esteemed and treated by the company we keep.

When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward.

Who digs many wells doesn't get sweet water in all of them.

You cannot ask more of an ox than a steak.

We get tired of doing nothing.

When a lawyer dies, the Devil follows him to his grave.

Who does not want to work in the heat, will have to starve in the cold. Who has much, he gets even more. Who has once deceived will ever be a suspect.

You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent them from nesting in your hair.

We have all been children.

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