Blue Book, a collection of quotes, page five of proverbs, S-Z

"Get what you can and keep what you have; that's the way to get rich."
– Scottish proverb

"What may be done at any time will be done at no time."
– Scottish proverb

"From a fallen tree, make kindling."
– Spanish proverb

"More things grow in the garden than the gardener sows."
– Spanish Proverb

"Friends and wine should be old."
– Spanish proverb

"Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you."
– Spanish Proverb

"Don't speak unless you can improve on the silence."
– Spanish proverb

"Experience is not always the kindest of teachers, but it is surely the best."
– Spanish Proverb

"Tomorrow is often the busiest time of the year."
– Spanish Proverb

"Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow."
– Swedish proverb

"Those who wish to sing, always find a song."
– Swedish Proverb

"Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow."
– Swedish Proverb

"Fear less, hope more; eat less, chew more; whine less, breathe more; talk less, say more; hate less, love more; and all good things are yours."
– Swedish Proverb

"The journey is the reward."
– Taoist saying

"If you are patient in one moment of anger, you will avoid a hundred days of sorrow."
– Tibetan proverb

"No matter how far you have gone on a wrong road, turn back."
– Turkish proverb

"Today's egg is better than tomorrow's hen."
– Turkish proverb

"If speaking is silver, then listening is gold."
– Turkish Proverb

"Every time an old man dies, it is as if a library has burnt down."
– West African Proverb

"If we cannot do what we will, we must will what we can."
– Yiddish proverb

"He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good."
– Yiddish proverb

"What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul."
– Yiddish Proverb

"Before you start up a ladder, count the rungs."
– Yiddish proverb

"If a link is broken, the entire chain breaks."
– Yiddish proverb

"Many complain of their looks, but none of their brains."
– Yiddish Proverb

"Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong."
– Zen proverb

"Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest."
–Fortune Cookie

"Even the longest day has an end."
–Fortune cookie