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Self praise is odious.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Self-done, is soon done.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Self-love is a mote in every man's eye.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Self-love is bad, and makes the eyes sad.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Self-love is blind.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Self-love nobody else's love.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Self-praise is no praise at all.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Self-praise is no recommendation.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Self-praise stinks, friends praise hinks, the stranger's is sincere, and may last for a year.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
      - [Proverbs]

Sell me dear, and measure me fair.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Sell not the bear's skin before you have caught him.
      - [Proverbs]

Sell publicly and buy privately.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Send a boy where he wants to go and you see his best pace.
      - (African) [Proverbs]

Send a fool to close the shutters and he'll close them all over town.
      - (Yiddish) [Proverbs]

Send a fool to the market and a fool he will return.
      - [Proverbs]

Send a man of sense on the embassy, and you need not instruct him.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

Sending charcoal in the snow is better than adding flowers to a brocade.
      - (Chinese) [Proverbs]

Sense comes with age.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Separation secures manifest friendship.
      - (Indian) [Proverbs]

September blow soft till the fruit's in the loft.
      - [Proverbs]

Servants differ as their masters.
      - (Latin) [Proverbs]

Servants should put on patience when they put on a livery.
      - [Proverbs]

Servants should see all and say nothing.
      - [Proverbs]

Serve a lord and you'll know what is grief.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Serve a lord, and you will know what it is to be vexed.
      - (Portuguese) [Proverbs]

Serve as a serf or fly like a deer.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Service is greatness.
      - (Kashmiri) [Proverbs]

Service is not inheritance.
      - (Italian) [Proverbs]

Services unrequired go unrequited.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Set a beggar on a horse and he'll ride to the devil.
      - [Proverbs]

Set a beggar on horseback, and he don't trot, but gallops.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll outride the devil.
      - (German) [Proverbs]

Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the Devil.
      - [Proverbs]

Set a fox to catch a fox.
      - (Danish) [Proverbs]

Set a peasant on horseback, and he forgets both God and man.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Set a sprat to catch a mackerel.
      - [Proverbs]

Set a stout heart to a stey brae.
      - [Proverbs]

Set a thief to catch a thief.
      - (Danish, Dutch, French, German) [Proverbs]

Set a watch over thy mouth, and keep the door of thy lips, for a tale-bearer is worse than a thief.
      - [Slander]

Set hard heart against hard hap.
      - [Proverbs]

Set out wisely at first; custom will make every virtue more easy and pleasant to you than any vice can be.
      - (English) [Proverbs]

Set the saddle on the right horse.
      - [Proverbs]

Set thy expense according to thy trade.
      - (Dutch) [Proverbs]

Set trees poor and they will grow rich, set them rich and they will grow poor.
      - [Proverbs]

Set your sail according to the wind.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Set your sail to the wind.
      - (French) [Proverbs]

Setting out well is a quarter of the journey.
      - [Proverbs]

Seven brothers in a council make wrong right.
      - (Spanish) [Proverbs]

Seven days is the length of a guest's life.
      - (Burmese) [Proverbs]


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