Swedish Proverbs and Sayings

Famous Swedish proverbs and sayings to inspire you. These have been passed down for generations. We hope you find them inspirational and full of wisdom.

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow. Swedish Proverb

Fact is stranger than fiction. Swedish Saying

Wisdom is in the head and not in the beard. Swedish Proverb

One should go invited to a friend in good fortune, and uninvited in misfortune. Swedish Proverb

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm. Swedish Proverb

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow. Swedish Saying

God gives every bird a worm, but he does not throw it into the nest.Swedish Proverb

Eyes that do not cry, do not see. Swedish Proverb

He who cannot keep silence cannot speak. Swedish Proverb

When a blind man carries a lame man, both go forward. Swedish Saying

Childhood memories last long. Swedish Proverb

Everything comes round. Swedish Saying

Advice should be viewed from behind. Swedish Proverb

We praise in order to be praised in return. Swedish Saying

Worrying never did anyone any good. Swedish Proverb

In spring no one thinks of the snow that fell last year. Swedish Proverb

Fear less, hope more, eat less, chew more, whine less, breathe more, talk less, say more, hate less, love more, and all good things will be yours.
Swedish Proverb

What breaks in a moment may take years to mend. Swedish Proverb

Luck never gives; it only lends.Swedish Proverb

Who does not want to work in the heat, will have to starve in the cold. Swedish Saying

The bee has a sting but honey too. Swedish Proverb

Behind the mountain there are people too. Swedish Proverb

Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors. Swedish Proverb

A hardworking man is better than a crowd of loafers. Swedish Saying

Those who wish to sing always find a song. Swedish Proverb

It's an easy burden that another carries. Swedish Proverb

Who digs many wells doesn't get sweet water in all of them. Swedish Proverb

We notice faults of others and easily forget our own. Swedish Saying

The faults of others are the best teachers. Swedish Proverb

In a good book the best is between the lines. Swedish Proverb

Don't throw away an old bucket until you know the new one holds water. Swedish Proverb

If you buy things you don't need, you are stealing from yourself. Swedish Proverb

Don't cross the stream to find water. Swedish Proverb

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