Spanish Proverbs


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Some day Peter will command as much as his master.

Some go to law, for the wagging of a straw.

Some have the fame, and other card the wool.

Something is something; less is nothing.

Sow corn in clay, and plant vines in sand.

Sow dry and set wet.

Since I wronged you, I have never liked you.

Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim.

Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.

Spilled wine is a sign of happiness, but break the bed and all will have long faces.

Since we have loaves let us not look for cakes.

Spring is in the air. The sap rises in the spring.

Since you have scolding me, I have counted a hundred and twenty holes in that nutmeg grater.

Skilled hands eat trouts.

Sleep is the best cure for waking troubles.

Smoke, a dripping roof, and a scolding wife, are enough to drive a man out of his life.

So wise, so young, they say, do ne'er live long.

So you tell me there are wolves on the mountain, and foxes in the valley.

So yourself be good, a fig for your grandfather.

Prison and Lent were made for the poor.

See that you tie so that you can untie.

Short hose must have long points.

Prosperity forgets father and mother.

See to it that you have many books and many friends -- but be sure they are good ones.

Shyness is the prison of the heart.

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