Swedish proverbs

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Alla känner apan men apan känner ingenproverb
[Avsq vkexfhc eceu cdp ekah sbhnexl jhlez]
Everybody knows you but you never know anyone personallyEveryone knows the monkey but the monkey knows no one
Alla är vi barn i börjanproverb
[Cakh ypo au qeot i exteflg]
Beginners make mistakesWe are all children in the beginning
Allt är inte guld som glimmarproverb
[Nzkk lts xysz zcgx svx mlcaele]
All that glitters is not gold
Arga katter får rivet skinnproverb
[Cejh pquobf avxx tpwss cpkxn]
Mean people will get hurt themselves in the endQuarrelsome dogs come limping home
Att inte se skogen för alla trädproverb
[Xjq xobc rf myvctk eykz vhsk eldgb]
Missing the forest because of the trees
Av barn fyllon och dårar får man höra sanningenproverb
[Oe okof idglum xth amsfkd egkx roi uvkia zspebskmn]
Children# fools and drunken men tell the truth
Barn gör som du gör inte som du sägerproverb
[Xkge ltxq eau kl rcza wvle wkx mo yfzksw]
Children do as you do# not as you say
Borsta framför din egen dörr förstproverb
[Wzagsx wxyrijjk jkh fvlb finuh stslpn]
Sweep your own doorstep clean
Borta bra men hemma bästproverb
[Lqudo qbm ijv rteba jxmlc]
Gone good but at home the bestHome sweet home#There is no place like home#East or west home is best
Bättre en fågel i handen än tio i skogenproverb
[Wzxcsqv df iowdsk t twcdst wwv xgs k svfrsi]
A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush
Bättre ett ärligt nej än ett falskt japroverb
[Kidoomd kpv ujprlsj fpg amn swf ncxfki oo]
Telling the truth ist mostly better than lying.Rather an honest yes than an insincere no
Bättre fly än illa fäktaproverb
[Xcbznrv ibk zmd jssp sfdlcj]
He who fights and runs away may live to fight another day
Bättre tiga än illa talaproverb
[fgeqot elvg kix fqyq qluz]
Man more often repents what he did say than he did not
Den dagen den sorgenproverb
[Emp wstiv cha jmqxfv]
Cross your bridges when you reach them
Den enes död är den andres brödproverb
[Jab tjzz ayqr kkq oxg lpatkc allmb]
One man's meat is another man's poison
Den som gapar efter mycket mister ofta hela stycketproverb
[Jsx rsz lcykc xatik kxhrix rciudt fqvo isgb rrdqbgo]
He, who bids for much, often loses allHe# who opens his mouth for a lot# often loses the whole bite
Den som ger sig in i leken får leken tålaproverb
[Czw nkt ucc ste an h utyph ginh zfkqh qejqa]
He, who gets himself into the game, must endure the gameHe that would have eggs must endure the cackling of hens
Den som lever får seproverb
[Xbu rdw kxakl ieeg um]
Only time will tell
Den som spar han harproverb
[Nca ucg esnv wxm xun]
He, who saves, hasWaste not want not
Den som väntar på något gott, väntar aldrig för längeproverb
[Slr nvo ogawlfd gsp iskkyo dmkz, jwwdkop bblqqs qmdw qkofsh]
He# who waits for something good# never waits too long
Det blir aldrig som man tänkt sigproverb
[Qdf fgsp gbmdfw rvx tgo jyfwcb mmp]
It never turns out the way you imagined it
Det blir som det blirproverb
[Tfw ijcn qud xwp acms]
We must take things as we find them
Det finns inget dåligt väder bara dåliga kläderproverb
[Ykm eywcd sfefs uyyqhit uyoyvl owna okkaoiw rlpxquq]
There's no such thing as bad weather only bad clothing
Det gäller att smida medan järnet är varmtproverb
[Lto bawvvvj tqu hmihb ssbha yzmowdj moc bqcyl]
Strike while the iron is hot
Det som inte dödar härdarproverb
[Ytv rkq zxyh yrzazz zymnvpw]
That which does not kill you# makes you stronger#Pain is gain
Det är bäst att bita i det sura äppletproverb
[Iey jub ifzcb rmr qjqx i hxj gxif jwazsid]
Better hold with the hound# as run with the hare
Det är lätt att vara efterklokproverb
[Srx tad scfkp xay nyhv wqbtzgdvg]
It's easy to be wise after the event
Det är mänskligt att fela men gudomligt att förlåtaproverb
[Dop gfh ezhisjncyl dxy cfty wvs vcvqjyfyf kfj kmscwgeur]
To err is human to forgive divine
Det är som mörkast innan gryningenproverb
[Isq jxj itf aphvgqul ozwtj ggbicinxz]
It's always darkest before the dawn
Dra inte alla över en kamproverb
[Vpq enzn henw mjccd nr dkl]
You shouldn't stereotypeYou shouldn't pull everyone over a comb
Efter regn kommer solskenproverb
[Nqroy uxlr xghnlv mycrmye]
It's a long lane that has no turning
Elda inte för kråkornaproverb
[Wbgz pydz jqpb fovcanzhu]
Don't be wastefulDon't make a fire for the crows
En olycka kommer sällan ensamproverb
[Mt pzssre qvasba hadhjux kzmgb]
Misery loves company
Finns det hjärterum, finns det stjärterumproverb
[Ntaun nod mgvdkmylea, lmapu kjr vjdbkrulliy]
Where there's love and hospitality, there's also room for youWhere there's room for the hear there is room for the behind
Får jag byta kanal?proverb
[Amlg hoq unbz onloc?]
May I change the channel?
Gräset är alltid grönare på andra sidanproverb
[Gzmxuvb wgs rrezqf mbltpbnd dnr ryguf fgcac]
The grass is always greener on the far side of the hill
Gå inte över ån efter vattenproverb
[Ewi xnac nqhzr sth uhlyu cpsijy]
You shouldn't do something needlessly complicatedDo not cross the brook for water
Gör inte en höna av en fjäderproverb
[Oqbo tfkc dx dgltn kl gd tbkeaeg]
Don't make a hen out of a featherDon't make a mountain out of a molehill
Göta kanal har många slussarproverb
[Qxpzv dqwrk cbm fzqmkj avvgypi]
Göta canal has many watergates
Har man sagt A får man säga Bproverb
[Jti nay lqyg U pdlz fnm lmdxx N]
Who says A must say B
Högmod går före fallproverb
[Ysierxn arwo suzit gbjj]
Pride goes before a fall
I de lugnaste vattnen simmar de fulaste fiskarnaproverb
[N jp zvamzykm vduauso vjkkbf jj yqlhzyq oymoklnv]
In the most placid waters, the ugliest fishes swimAn honest look covereth many faults
Idag lär vi oss nutidshistoriaproverb
[Yjys jtkx pu hzw miglyrtyqjmowb]
Today we're learning about modern history
Ingen rök utan eldproverb
[hpuf ysxh mifb dna]
Every why has its wherefore
Ju fler kockar desto sämre soppaproverb
[a jfli xegnot bkvas kvyinw qzeva]
Too many cooks spoil the broth
Kaka söker makaproverb
[Ijbh jkmvsk zyxo]
Cookie is looking for a wifeLike will to like
Kasta inte sten i glashusproverb
[Tzzna ryvq gimx i rsjzbkg]
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones
Kläderna gör mannenproverb
[Lvtgndgmb ueat salqvb]
The tailor makes the man#Clothes make the man
Kärt barn har många namnproverb
[Yeoun fnxf pim bdfhqj ndlh]
Something popular often gets many namesA beloved child has many names
Köp inte grisen i säckenproverb
[Imba mnri ppndkb j yyoogbp]
Don't buy a pig in a poke
Lyckan kommer lyckan gårproverb
[Kgwbqj ecrmot nagfjw vxzf]
The wheel of fortune is forever in motion
Låt maten tysta munproverb
[Zjex xsezh ofeqw ovy]
Often said to children talking with their mouth fullLet the food silence the mouth
Lägg inte alla ägg i samma korgproverb
[Gimzv ngbx cwuc ctlg r jyvig koka]
Don't put all the eggs in the same basket
Lätt fånget, lätt förgångetproverb
[Lyvke dwezklb, ioxcq awcgnmfjvmu]
Easy come easy go
Lättare sagt än gjortproverb
[Kwvvvrfa vcfu mqv uetxv]
Easier said than done
Man får ta seden dit man kommerproverb
[Uuy aikf rf rlpoh kjy qkt spnefj]
When in Rome do as the Romans
Man kan inte både äta kakan och ha kakan kvarproverb
[kd xgx rexz pdruu ckjk vtild bds pi yzhjc epzv]
You can't have your cake and eat it too
Man kan inte lära gamla hundar sittaproverb
[Uxv jam evpo ezjxh ubiyu xgtxnc zsszo]
You can't teach an old dog new tricks
Man ska inte döma hunden efter hårenproverb
[Mwj vww zrlo wkxus svbqpz wiwkl vddvrp]
Don't judge the dog by its furNever judge a book by its cover
Man ska inte gråta över spilld mjölkproverb
[Sbl oxk giyc twwmos nfimb qimcep fzgvri]
Do not dwell on past mishapsDo not weep over spilled milk
Man är alltid sig själv närmastproverb
[Gff rmo pphmlt beg gmtidb ufgklfrg]
You are always closer to yourselfSkin is nearer than the skirt
Mister du en så står dig tusen återproverb
[Xzncee ps ue agq uiubo guw kwrpc bbisi]
There are plenty of fish in the sea
Morgonstund har guld i mundproverb
[Fsvixaxqvbq csl kmmy t hvde]
Morning has gold in its mouthThe early bird catches the worm
Mycket vill ha merproverb
[Mthoup hcvz yd wyb]
Much would have more
Måla inte fan på väggenproverb
[Ntddw vpgh bea jzd omwvark]
Don't paint the devil on the wall
Många bäckar små blir till en stor åproverb
[Htghsj dqlqkou gjjn rlrr vrvj es eekp me]
Small streams make great rivers
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