Spanish Proverbs


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Peter is so godly that God does not improve his condition.

Of what you see, believe very little, of what you are told, nothing.

One hand washes the other, and both the face.

Out of love for the ox, the wolf licks the yoke.

Peter pinches me, and I like it.

Of your wife and your tried friend believe nothing but what you know for certain.

One knavery is met by another.

Out of sight, out of mind, and when dead, buried.

Play with an ass and he will flirt his tail in your face.

Old age is cruel for whores and magicians.

One love drives out another.

Out of sight, out of mind.

Play's guide, while it is play.

Old as is the boat it may cross the ferry once.

One man beats the bush, another catcheth the bird.

Out of thine own mouth will I judge thee.

On a long journey, even a straw weighs heavy.

One man's meat is another man's poison

Paid workmen have no arms.

One ass among many monkeys is grinned at by all.

One man's punishment is a deterrent to many.

Painted flowers have no scent.

Man punishes the action, but God the intention.

Misfortunes always come in threes. These things always come in threes.

My neighbor's hen lays more eggs than mine.

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