Scottish Proverbs

Take care of your pennies and your dollars will take care of themselves.

Better be ill spoken of by one before all than by all before one.

Luck never gives; it only lends.

They that sow the wind, shall reap the whirlwind.

They that will not be counselled cannot be helped.

Confessed faults are half mended.

Fools look to tomorrow. Wise men use tonight.

When the heart is full the tongue will speak.

Be slow in choosing a friend but slower in changing him.

Willful waste makes woeful want.

Learn young, learn fair; learn old, learn more.

Get what you can and keep what you have; that’s the way to get rich.

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

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

Never let your feet run faster than your shoes.

Better bend than break.