Spanish Proverbs


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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.

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.

Poverty is even worse if you have to sleep on the edge of a crowded bed.

Say before they say.

She is well married who has neither mother-in-law nor sister-in-law.

Poverty is no sin, but it is a branch of roguery.

Say nothing when you give -- only when you receive.

She stoops to conquer.

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