A spoiled son becomes a gambler, while a spoiled daughter becomes a harlot.
A spoilt child never loves its mother. Sir Henry Taylor, Notes Frorn Life, p.123
A spoken word is like a sparrow that once has flown away, cannot be caught again.
A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it.
A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can?t catch it.
A spoken word, carved wood.
A sponge to wipe away the past; a rose to sweeten the present; a kiss to greet the future.
A spontaneous production is against matter of fact; a thing without example, not only in man, but the vilest of weeds. Bentley
A spooked crow is afraid of a bush (a carriage wheel's squeak/it's own shadow).
A spooked crow is afraid of a bush.
A spoon does not know the taste of soup, nor a learned fool the taste of wisdom.
A spoon full of skytter spills a pot full of skins.
A spoonful of honey will catch more flies than a gallon of vinegar.
A spoonful of tar in a barrel of honey.
A spoonful of tar spoils a barrel of honey.
A spoonful of vinegar will sour much sweet milk.
A spot in gold and a fault in a wise man are soon visible.
A spot is most seen on the finest cloth.
A spot is most seen upon the finest cloth.
A spot shows most on the finest cloth.
A Sprichwort is lehawdil a Thojre. Jüdisch-deutsch lehawdil = mit Unterschied; Thojre = Lehre, Gesetz. ? Wird gebraucht, wenn man eine profane mit einer heiligen Sache vergleicht. Das Sprichwort gilt allgemein als Orakel.
A springt emm (einem) mit blankem Arsche ei's Gesicht. Hirschberg Von jemandem, der unverschämt, grob und ungeschlacht ist.
A spron battuto. modo di dire
A spur in the head is worth twa in the heel. Scotland
A spur in the head is worth two in the heel.
A spur in the head is worth two in the heels.
A spy for both.
A squat hen always remains a chicken.
A stack can be eaten in cakes.
A staff is quickly found to beat a dog.
A stammerer would eventually say 'father.
A stammerer would eventually say father.
A star for every state, and a state for every star. Robert C. Winthrop
A star is beautiful; it affords pleasure, not from what it is to do, or to give, but simply by being what it is. It befits the heavens; it has congruity with the mighty space in which it dwells. It has repose; no force disturbs its eternal peace. It has freedom; no obstruction lies between it and infinity. Carlyle
A starke G'wald (Gewalt) dauert nicht läng. Wien
A starved town is soon forced to surrender.
A starving crocodile is never pleasant.
A starving man will eat with the wolf.
A State would be happy where philosophers were kings, or kings philosophers. Plato
A state's anger should not take knowledge either of fools or women. Ben Jonson
A statement once let loose cannot be caught by four horses.
A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins, and guiding them. Hare
A statue lies hid in a block of marble, and the art of the statuary only clears away the superfluous matter and removes the rubbish. The figure is in the stone; the sculptor only finds it. What sculpture is to a block of marble, education is to a human soul. The philosopher, the saint, or the hero, - the wise, the good, or the great man, - very often lies hid and concealed in a plebeian, which a proper education might have disinterred, and have brought to light. Addison
A steady drop will carve the stone.
A steady hand in military affairs is more requisite than in peace, because an error committed in war may prove irremediable. Bacon
A stealing dog strengthens its back.
A stecchetto. modo di dire
A steek in time saves nine. Scotland
A Steirerstück'l mach'n. So viel wie ein Schildbürgerstückchen. Steier eine Stadt in Oberösterreich.