Portuguese Proverbs


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When one speaks, the other should listen.

Where there is smoke there is fire.

Love is blind.

All that glitters is not gold.

Do not put the cart before the horse.

Do not put off for tomorrow what you can do today.

Do not count your chickens before they hatched.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Once bitten twice shy.

Do as I say, not as I do.

He who treads softly goes far.

Enjoy every moment because life is short.

Do not look a gift horse in the mouth.

Better late than never.

Better alone than in bad company.

One man’s happiness is another man’s sadness.

Haste makes waste.

Dog that barks doesn't bite.

Past waters don't power mills.

What was hard to bear is sweet to remember.

Laws go where dollars please.

Shut your door and you will make your neighbor good.

A small hatchet fells a great oak.

The coward is always in danger.

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