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Scottish Proverbs and Quotes

Scottish Proverbs are a traditional and straightforward saying that expresses a truth based on common sense or experience. The popularity of proverbs is due to the universality of their meaning and because most people can relate to them in some way and on some level.

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“Be happy while you’re living, For you’re a long time dead.”

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“What may be done at any time will be done at no time.”

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“Time and tide waits for no man.”

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“Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive” – Sir Walter Scott

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“Money is flat and was meant to be piled up.”

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“Never marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper.”

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“A penny saved is a penny gained.”

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“A fool may earn money, but it takes a wise man to keep it.”

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“A day to come seems longer than a year that’s gone.”

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Scotland

  • Country:                            Scotland
  • Capital:                              Edinburgh
  • Population                        5.4 million

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“A good tale never tires in the telling.”
– Scottish Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Caroline Maybach (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

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