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Proverbs
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[ Also see Catchphrases Laws of Life and Nature Old Sayings Proverbial Phrases Proverbs (General) ]

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

Set a sprat to catch a mackerel.
      - Proverb

Set a stout heart to a stey brae.
      - Proverb

Set a thief to catch a thief.
      - Proverb, (Danish, Dutch, French, German)

Set hard heart against hard hap.
      - Proverb

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

Set the saddle on the right horse.
      - Proverb

Set thy expense according to thy trade.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

Set trees poor and they will grow rich, set them rich and they will grow poor.
      - Proverb

Set your sail according to the wind.
      - Proverb, (French)

Set your sail to the wind.
      - Proverb, (French)

Setting out well is a quarter of the journey.
      - Proverb

Seven brothers in a council make wrong right.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Seven days is the length of a guest's life.
      - Proverb, (Burmese)

Seven hours of sleep is enough for the young and the aged.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Seven hours' sleep will make a clown forget his design.
      - Proverb

Seven is company, and nine confusion. (Alluding to a dinner party.)
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Seven may be company but none are confusion.
      - Proverb

Seven trades but no luck.
      - Proverb, (Arabic)

Shall the gosling teach the goose to swim?
      - Proverb

Shallow waters mak' maist din.
      - Proverb

Shame comes to no man unless he himself help it on the way.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

Shame in a kindred cannot be avoided.
      - Proverb

Shame lasts longer than poverty.
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

Shame take him that shame thinketh.
  [Fr., Honi soit qui mal y pense.]
      - Proverb, (French)

Shameful deeds bring on revenge.
      - Proverb, (Norwegian)

Shameless craving must have shameful way.
      - Proverb

Share and share alike.
      - Proverb

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
      - Proverb, (Swedish)

Shared sorrow is half sorrow.
      - Proverb, (Danish)

Sharp acids corrode their own containers.
      - Proverb, (Albanian)

She danced much better than became a modest woman.
  [Lat., Saltabat melius quam necesse est probae.]
      - Proverb, (Latin)

She fries in her own grease.
      - Proverb

She hangs out the broom (wants a husband).
      - Proverb, (Dutch)

She is fond of greens who kisses the gardener.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

She is fond of him--on the side where the pocket hangs.
      - Proverb, (German)

She is good and honoured who is dead and buried.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

She is good who is close to the fire and does not burn.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

She is nether fish nor fowl.
      - Proverb

She is not a modest woman whom common report condemns.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

She is well married who has neither mother-in-law nor sister-in-law.
      - Proverb, (Portuguese, Spanish)

She stoops to conquer.
      - Proverb

She that is born a beauty is half married.
      - Proverb

She who does not yet know how to walk cannot climb a ladder.
      - Proverb, (Ethiopian)

She who is born a beauty is born betrothed.
      - Proverb, (Italian)

She who loves an ugly man thinks him handsome.
      - Proverb, (Spanish)

Shear the sheep but don't flay them.
      - Proverb, (Dutch, French)

Shear your sheep in May and shear them all away.
      - Proverb

Shirk work and you will want bread.
      - Proverb, (Latin)

Shit floats to the top.
      - Proverb


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