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Snivelling folks always want to wipe other folks' noses.

Soft words don't scotch the tongue.

Soft words scald not the tongue.

Some have bread who have no teeth left.

Some have fine eyes and can't see a jot.

Some sell and don't deliver.

Some think they have done when they are only beginning.

Some thinking to avenge their shame increase it.

Some who mean only to warm, burn themselves.

Something is better than nothing.

Soon enough if well enough.

Soon gained soon squandered.

Spare to speak and spare to speed.

Spare well and have to spend.

Spit not in the well, you may have to drink its water.

Stolen bread stirs the appetite.

Stolen fruit is sweet.

Stolen waters are sweet.

Sufficient for the day is the evil thereof.

Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.

Suspicion is the poison of friendship.

Sussex won't be druv.

Swim on and don't trust.

Take a woman's first advice and not her second.

Take an ox by his horn, a man by his word.