Mexican Proverbs


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There is no evil that comes without something good.

To the dead, internment and, to the living, enjoyment orto the dead, the grave and, to the living, chicken.

When on an unenjoyable walk, walk faster.

The most desirable woman is always the one who belongs to someone else.

There?s no accounting for taste.

To the satiated bird, cherries taste bitter.

When the river sounds, it's because it carries water.

The mule wasn't born wild, the stick made her that way.

There?s no escaping from death and fate.

To win a dispute is to gain a chicken and lose a cow.

The one who went to La Villa, lost his/her chair.

There?s no reason to go out on a limb.

Tree that grows crooked will never be straightened - bad habits learned early in life are hard to get rid of later.

The person who asks for little deserves nothing.

There?s no worse struggle than one that?s not even done.

True friendship is one soul shared by two bodies.

The prickly pear has company only when it bears fruit.

There?s nothing so boring as doing nothing.

Trust your best friend as you would your worst enemy.

The rat that knows but one hole is soon caught by the cat.

There's no better mirror than an old friend.

Truth suffers but never perishes.

The right time to dine is: for the rich man, when he is hungry; and for the poor, when he has something to eat.

There's no better sauce than a good appetite.

We are all made of the same clay, but not from the same mold.

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