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Scottish Proverb Quotes

Sayings of Scottish Origin

Any port in a storm.

Category: Adversity

Better bend than break.

Category: Compromise

Confessed faults are half-mended.

Category: Confession

Open confession is good for the soul.

Category: Confession

Danger and delight grow on one stalk.

Category: Danger

If the doctor cures, the sun sees it; if he kills, the earth hides it.

Category: Doctors

False friends are worst than bitter enemies.

Category: Enemies

Perfect love cannot be without equality.

Category: Equality

Wink at small faults, for you have great ones yourself.

Category: Faults

Forsake not God till you find a better master.

Category: God

Be happy while you're living, for you're a long time dead.

Category: Happiness

A thread will tie an honest man better than a chain a rogue.

Category: Honesty

One may survive distress, but not disgrace.

Category: Honor

Were it not for hope the heart would break.

Category: Hope

May God bless you to live as long as you want to; and want to as long as you live!

Category: Life And Living