Mexican Proverbs


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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 bowman who is a bad marksman has a lie ready.

The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman

The brave man lives until the coward wants.

The husband who does not contribute and the knife that doesn?t cut, if they are lost, it?s no great loss!

The brave one lives as long as the cowards lets him.

The hypocrite is known by his actions, not by his clothes.

The clown is best in his own country, and the gentleman anywhere.

The ill-mannered child finds a father wherever he goes.

The crime accuses itself.

The insane are told they're right.

Sorrow also sings, when it runs to deep to cry.

The dead to his burial ground, and the living to his fooling around.

Speak plain?call bread bread, and wine wine.

The deaf does not listen, but invents well.

Talking about bulls is not the same as facing them in the ring.

The devil is wiser not because he's the devil, but because he's old.

Tell me what you want to buy and I will tell you what you are.

The Devil knows more because he's old than because he's the devil.

Tell me who your friends are and I?ll tell you who you are.

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