Swedish Proverbs


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Choose your bedfellows by day.

Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees.

Even a blind dove finds a grain of wheat at times.

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.

He who digs a pit for someone else, often falls into it himself.

If you buy what you don't need, you steal from yourself.

It will always be rotten for me, said the farmer when they ran out of sacrament wine precisely when he wanted to go forward.

Long vouched for is not donated.

Midsummer night is not long but it sets many cradles rocking.

Damage makes you wise.

Don't look a horse that was given to you in the mouth.

Even after the accusation or rumor has been refuted, a suspicion nonetheless lingers.

From children and fools we may hear the truth.

He who fears every bush, comes late to the wood.

If you have said a, you have to say b.

It will once come to pass as the old goose quacked.

Lots of winter, lots of summer.

Morning hour has gold in its mouth.

Daringly dared, half of it won.

Don't scald your lips on another's soup.

Even the sun has got spots.

From children old people arise.

He who has long fingers should also have long legs.

If you lose one, there are a thousand more to choose from.

It's always something said the girl with a nosebleed.

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