Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.
Fact is stranger than fiction.
The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.
The bee has a sting but honey too.
He gets a tailwind who bothers to wait.
Nothing beneath the sun is lasting.
One talks against praise in order to hear it once again.
A successful writer has a good memory and hopes that others do not have it.
A business is good, when both parties make a good bargain.
Charity supports both the giver and receiver.
Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies.
What breaks in a moment may take years to mend.
A peacock has too little in its head, too much in its tail.
Those who wish to sing always find a song.
He who cannot keep silence cannot speak.
Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard.
One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune.
The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.
Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.
Eyes that do not cry, do not see.
When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward.
Childhood memories last long.
Everything comes round.
Advice should be viewed from behind.
We praise in order to be praised in return.
Worrying never did anyone any good.
In spring no one thinks of the snow that fell last year.
Who does not want to work in the heat, will have to starve in the cold.
Behind the mountain there are people too.
Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors.
A hardworking man is better than a crowd of loafers.
Who digs many wells doesn't get sweet water in all of them.
We notice faults of others and easily forget our own.
The faults of others are the best teachers.
In a good book the best is between the lines.
Don't throw away an old bucket until you know the new one holds water.
Don't cross the stream to find water.
To lazy pigs ground is always frozen.
Morning hour has gold in its mouth.
Away is good but home is best.
Opportunity makes the thief.
Don’t celebrate until you have crossed the creek.
Don’t put stones on a burden.
Small pots have ears too.
Swedish are particularly insightful and therefore smart to use. I here describe such proverbs related to Swedish nature. Enjoy the Swedish Proverbs which are given above the page.