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Such as the man is, such will be his discourse.

Sudden glory soon goes out.

Sudden trust brings sudden repentance.

Sue a beggar and catch a louse.

Sue a beggar and get a louse.

Suit yourself to the times.

Summer sown corn and women's advice turn out once in every seven years.

Sweat makes good mortar.

Sweet song has betrayed many.

Sweet wine makes sour vinegar.

Take a horse to the knacker, and throw in bridle and saddle.

Take all you want; eat all you take.

Take care of your plough, and your plough will take care of you.

Take the world as it is, not as it ought to be.

Talk of the devil, and his imp appears.

Talking is easier than doing, and promising than performing.

Talking is silver, silence is gold.

Tell a lie, and you'll hear the truth.

Tell no tales out of school.

Tell not all you know; believe not all you hear; do not all you are able.

That is not in the looking-glass which is seen in the looking-glass.

That miller is honest who has hair on his teeth.

That usury is a sin some hold, but take for granted they've no gold.

The anvil is not afraid of the hammer.

The anvil is used to noise.