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Proverbs starting with S

1: Salt water and absence wash away love.
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2: Saying and doing are two things.
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3: Score twice before you cut once.
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4: Scornful dogs will eat dirty puddings.
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5: Scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours.
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6: Self done is soon done.
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7: Self done is well done.
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8: Self is a bad counselor.
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9: Self-praise is no recommendation.
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10: Sending a baby on an errand
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11: Set a beggar on horseback and he’ll ride to the devil.
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12: Set a thief to catch a thief.
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13: Shallow streams make most din.
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14: Short debts make long friends.
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15: Sickness in the body brings sadness to the mind.
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16: Silence gives consent.
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17: Since Adam was a boy.
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18: Sink or swim.
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19: Six of one and half a dozen of the other.
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20: Slow and steady wins the race.
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21: Slow but sure.
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22: Smooth sea never made a skilled mariner.
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23: So many countries, so many customs.
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24: So many men, so many minds.
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25: Soft beds make hard battles
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26: Soft fire makes sweet malt.
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27: Something is rotten in the state of Denmark .
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28: Soon learnt, soon forgotten.
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29: Soon ripe, soon rotten.
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30: Spare the rod and spoil the child.
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31: Speak of the devil and he will appear.
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32: Speech is silver but silence is gold.
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33: Standers-by see more than gamesters.
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34: Start is the half of everything.
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35: Still waters run deep.
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36: Stolen pleasures are sweetest.
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37: Stretch your arm no further than your sleeve will reach.
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38: Strike while the iron is hot.
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39: Stuff today and starve tomorrow.
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40: Such carpenters, such chips.
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41: Sweep before your own door.
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