Spanish Proverbs


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Praise yourself, basket, for I want to sell you.

Secret of patience is to do something else in the meantime.

Shoemaker stick to your last.

Pray to God, but hammer away.

See how he has risen from a mayor to a hangman.

Shoot at a pigeon and kill a crow.

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.

Raise ravens and they will peck our your eye.

See, hear, and hold your tongue.

Sickly women live longer.

Rather mulberry than almond.

Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.

Silence and look out, we shall catch both hen and chicks.

Rather mulberry than almond. (The almond-tree is in blossom earlier than the mulberry.)

Sell publicly and buy privately.

Silent water is dangerous water.

Plough deep and you will have plenty of corn.

Rats do not play tricks with kittens.

Serve a lord and you'll know what is grief.

Silly sheep, where one goes, all go.

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