Mexican Proverbs


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Old debts are not paid, and new ones are left to get old.

Once the dog's dead, the rabies end.

One man driven by distress does as much as thirty.

One must learn how to lose before learning how to play.

One needn't study to become a fool.

One string is good enough to a good musician.

One timely shout is better than constant talk.

Only men with thick lips should smoke a cigar.

Only the pallbearers know the weight of the dead.

Nobody lives in another person's head.

Nobody wants to buy a sleeping horse.

Not all that glitters is gold.

Not so much that it burns the saint, nor so little that it doesn't illuminate him.

Nothing much gets done on a Monday.

Of doctor and poet, musician and madman, we each have a trace.

Let water run that you do not intend to drink.

Necessity is a great teacher.

Life is short; seize the moment.

Necessity is mother of every invention.

Lions believe that everyone shares their state of mind.

Never ask God to give you anything; ask Him to put you where things are.

Look at the man you serve and you will see how much you are esteemed.

Never confuse gratitude with love.

Love is blind -- but not the neighbors.

No man's a prophet in his own land.

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