Swedish Proverbs


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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.

The butterfly often forgets it was a caterpillar.

The important thing isn't to win, but to fight well.

The stomach is filled earlier than the eye.

Thou are a bitter bird, said the raven to the starling.

The child is the father of the man.

The is unnecessary to make a fuss of any sort of thrash.

The strongest among the disabled is the one who never forgets his disability.

Thou hast a head and so hath a pin.

The child's bottom and April weather are not to be trusted.

The joke is the weapon of the witty; being serious is the shield of the stupid.

The tables are turned.

Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn.

The cow of another has always a bigger udder.

The master has long arms, but they don’t reach heaven.

The wails of heirs are halfway laughter.

To buy the pig in the bag.

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