Mexican Proverbs


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The dog that has his bitch in town never barks well.

Ten who shout obtain more than ten who remains silent.

The eleventh commandment: Thou shalt not contradict.

That which we know is a drop; what we don?t know is an ocean.

The envious never give praise, they only take it in.

That?s like the pot calling the kettle black.

The fewer the donkeys, the more ears of corn.

That's water under the bridge.

The frog squashed the hardest croaks the louder.

The best bullfighter is the one in the box seats.

The good judge starts at home.

The best way to put an end to bed bugs is to set fire to the bed.

The heir's tears are but a mask to disguise his joy.

Revenge is a dish that tastes better cold.

Rocking chairs make long-tailed cats uneasy.

Save your advice for those who ask for it.

Shrimp that sleeps is carried by the tide.

Since excuses were invented, no one is ever in the wrong.

Parrots are green everywhere; the idiot loses wherever he is.

Pay what you owe and you will know what you are worth.

Practice makes perfect.

Pray indeed, but get to work.

Put a good face on a bad situation.

Regarding pigs, it?s all [about the] money, and regarding money, all are pigs.

Respect for the rights of others is peace.

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