Swedish Proverbs


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Death is the last doctor.

Don't sit among scoffers.

Everything comes round.

Give a servant a proper meal and the cow will give more milk and the cat will drink less.

Here there will be different buns, said the baker, he sat down on the bread shovel.

If you want to look good, you have to suffer.

It's good to learn from the errors of others, since we don't have time to carry out all of them ourselves.

Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.

No smoke without a fire.

Devils have more than twelve apostles.

Don't think about the pig until it's in the poke.

Evil gun powder doesn't go away easily.

Give equal in reply, answer according to the call.

Hit like a bomb.

In a good book the best is between the lines.

It's no good to prick the bear with a needle.

Love more, and all good things will be yours.

Do not hang the bread basket too high.

Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.

Eyes that do not cry do not see.

Give the white child so that the black child doesn't cry.

Hit two flies with one smack.

In a small house God has His corner; in a big house, He has to stand in the hall.

It's not one person's fault if two people quarrel.

Lovely flowers fade fast.

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