Spanish Proverbs


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Pour not water on a drowned mouse.

Rome wasn't built in a day

She is good and honored who is dead and buried.

Poverty does not destroy virtue, nor does wealth bestow it.

Said the frying pay to the kettle, Stand off, black bottom.

She is nether fish nor fowl.

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.

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.

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