List of Best Swedish Proverbs in English Love Sayings

Empty barrels are the noisiest.

Swedish Proverbs

Empty barrels are the noisiest.

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Swedish Proverbs about Love

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

Swedish Proverbs

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

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Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.

Swedish Proverbs about Love

Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.

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Love has produced some heroes but even more idiots.

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Love has produced some heroes but even more idiots.

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Lovely flowers fade fast.

Swedish Proverbs

Lovely flowers fade fast.

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A life without love is like a year without summer.

Poverty and love are difficult to hide.

Where poverty comes in, love goes out.

Swedish Proverbs in English

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.

Children act in the village as they have learned at home.

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

All are not men that wear trousers.

Being young is a fault which improves daily.

Eaten bread is soon forgotten.

Behind the mountain are people too.

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

A piece of bread in your pocket is better than a feather in your hat.

As the master sleeps, the servant dreams.

We notice faults of others and easily forget our own.

God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.

Anyone can tame a shrew but he who has her.

If we reject the chaff, we may easily lose the kernel.

An accident rarely comes alone.

Seriousness and mildness ought to work in unison.

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

Don't throw pearls to the swine.

The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

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

A bird in the hand is worth more than ten in the bush.

God gives every bird his worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.

Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors.

All fools are brothers.

A hard-working man is worth more than a crowd of loafers.

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

To the one who waits comes the tailwind at last.

Being serious and having a good time thrive together.

He who laughs the last, laughs the best.

Self-praise smells bad.

What matter if I suffer, if only my neighbor suffers too.

It is the crime that causes the shame, and not the punishment.

Better late than never.

A successful writer has a good memory and hopes that others do not have it.

The older buck gets, the harder become its horns.

Small tuft often overturns a big load.

Evening song with drinks: morning song with coughs.

Childhood memories last long.

Persevere and never fear.

Big in the words, small on the ground.

Many who kiss the child mean the nurse.

A peacock has too little in its head and too much in its tail.

Lack of bread forces one to work.

Don't build bigger houses than you may set roofs on.

Keep several balls in the air.

Worrying never did anyone any good.

Away is good but at home is best.

Quickly dear and soon forgotten.

You cannot ask more of an ox than a steak.

Don't get scaled by the gruel of another.

The way you make your bed, that's how you'll lie down.

Charity supports both the giver and receiver.

Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.

Let the other party be heard too.

Don't sell the fur until the bear has been shot.

Many children and little food make thin smoerbroeds.

Those who wish to shine always find a song.

A woman is the last judgement of the man.

When the child is weaned, they say goodbye to the nurse.

Children's bread is hard to chew.

Luck never gives; it only lends.

Advice should be viewed from behind.

Empty barrels make the most noise.

Who is in front everywhere often gets a nose-burn.

In spring no one thinks of the snow that fell last year.

Those who wish to sing always find a song.

To get may rest on luck, to keep may rest on virtue.

You never wait too long, when you wait for something good.

Many small brooks will form a big river.

Evil gun powder doesn't go away easily.

Death is the last doctor.

No news is good news.

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

One talks against praise in order to hear it once again

What is well-known only seems to be testified.

Eyes that do not cry, do not see.

Noble deeds are done in silence.

Nothing beneath the sun is lasting.

Who digs many wells doesn't get sweet water in all of them.

A bad reputation is seldom completely amiss.

We get tired of doing nothing.

It's an easy burden that another carries.

Paid work progresses slowly.

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.

For the lack one thing, take another, whether better or worse.

Undeserved curses don't bite a lot.

The ring of gold is never so red that it is not dispensed with for breads.

Who waits for a heritage may have to wait long.

What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.

Nobility follows the man's line at a wedding.

The well-bred child chastizes itself.

Prepaid work is slow.

One kisses the child and means the nurse.

That our hands show signs of our work, is nothing to be ashamed of.

Who has much, he gets even more.

Hit two flies with one smack.

Don't cross the brook for water.

To buy the pig in the bag.

Peculiar people may show up anywhere.

If you are among the roses, your friends will look for you among the thorns.

One should go out of the way for little children and drunks.

The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.

Those who want to share the gains, shall also share the losses.

Butterflies forget that they were once caterpillars.

Shoemaker, stick to your last.

When the well is dry, we know what it's worth.

A beard well lathered is half shaved.

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

In distress there is no law.

The bee has a sting but honey too.

Worry gives a small thing a big shadow.

There is no bad weather only bad clothing.

Who winks to the blind, does work in vain.

Like master like dog.

Morning hour has gold in its mouth.

The butterfly often forgets it was a caterpillar.

Small pots also have ears.

Poor material yields poor results.

Big processes make well dressed lawyers and naked parties.

Many caress the child for the sake of the wet nurse.

The poorest payer is the best collector of his own credits.

We are esteemed and treated by the company we keep.

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

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

Now the fairytale is over.

The deepest well can also be drained.

Promise freely, fullfill sparingly.

The waiting man gets the wind behind him.

He gets a tailwind who bothers to wait.

One is also to let the other party be heard.

Shoot the bear before you skin it.

Take the custom where you come.

He who cannot keep silence cannot speak.

Faith can move mountains.

Not everything that glimmers is gold.

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The faults of others are the best teachers.

Work sweetens the sleep.

Sour said the fox about rowanberries.

We should build with the stones we have.

Fools and stubborn people make rich lawyers.

We know others by ourselves, sid the loafer about the lice.

You don't know what may happen before evening.

The well-bred child chastizes itself.

Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and all good things will be yours.

Who has once deceived will ever be a suspect.

The cow of another has always a bigger udder.

Long vouched for is not donated.

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

You don't miss the cow until the stall is empty.

The farmer should be mightier than his land.

Many a mickle makes a muckle.

Even the sun has got spots.

The damage of another is soon forgotten.

Who is everywhere is nowhere.

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

Do not hang the bread basket too high.

Many buy the bearskin before the bear is shot.

Don't cross the stream to find water.

You must take the chance to forge whilst the iron is hot.

Lots of winter, lots of summer.

The modest one gets nothing.

If it weren't for my need to fill my belly, I would have gilded my arm.

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