Mexican Proverbs


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You?ve got to take the bull by the horns.

Your hometown is like a small fatherland.

Words and feathers are carried away by the wind.

Words of the mouth are like a stone in a sling.

Works, and not words, are the proofs of love.

Worth makes the man and want of it the fellow.

Wounds from the knife are healed, but not those from the tongue.

Yes, old: But never sexually cold.

You can?t get blood out of a turnip.

You cannot worship an unknown saint.

You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.

You don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

You get what you pay for.

You must not tell all that you know, nor judge all that you see, if you would live in peace.

While young, it's all dreams; when old, all memories.

Who wakes up early gets the God's help.

With patience and a bit of spittle, the elephant picks up the ant so little.

With poison, one drop is enough.

When two paupers get married it is the beginning of a generation of beggars.

When you see that someone is cutting your neighbor's beard, start wetting yours.

Where one door closes, another one opens.

Where the river makes a sound, you can be sure it's carrying water.

Where there are trees there are no builders.

Where there was fire, ashes remain.

Where there's a will there's a way.

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