A List of Proverbs

This is A List of Proverbs beginning with
S. Use a proverb from This List wisely in your writings and speech and make yourself brief.

• Save me from my friends.

• Saying is one thing, doing another.

• Scratch my back and I will scratch yours.

• Second thoughts are best.

• See a pin and let it lie, you’re sure to want before you die.

• Seeing is believing.

• Set a thief to catch a thief.

• Set not your loaf in till the oven is hot.

• She’s the cat’s mother.

• Show me a liar and I’ll show you a thief.

• Silence gives consent.

• Sink or swim.

• Six of one and half a dozen of the other.

• Skill is stronger than strength.

• Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all easy.

• Slow and steady wins the race.

• Slow and sure.

• Small beginnings make great endings.

• Soft words break no bones.

• Soft words win hard hearts.

• Some men are wise and some are otherwise.

• Sometimes the best gain is to lose.

• Soon hot soon cold.

• Sooner said than done.

• Spare the rod and spoil the child.

• Speak little but speak the truth.

• Speak well of your friends, and of your enemy nothing.

• Speaking without thinking is shooting without aim.

• Speech is silver, silence is golden.

• Spilt salt is never all gathered.

• Still water runs deep.

• Strike while the iron’s hot.

• Study the past if you would divine the future.

• Suspicion is the bane of friendship.

• Sympathy without relief is like mustard without beef.

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