Swedish Proverbs


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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.

The bearskin does not bite.

The faults of others make no law.

The poorest payer is the best collector of his own credits.

They who want to sing will always find a song.

The bee has a sting but honey too.

The first at the mill can grind the first.

The public is an animal with many heads.

Those who want to share the gains, shall also share the losses.

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

The ring of gold is never so red that it is not dispensed with for breads.

Those who wish to sing always find a song.

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