Spanish Proverbs


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No cows, no cares

Nothing is lost on a journey by stopping to pray or to feed your horse.

May the man be damned and never grow fat, who wears two faces under one hat.

More things grow in the garden than the gardener sows.

Neither serve one who has been a servant, nor beg of one who has been a beggar.

No flies light on a boiling pot.

Nurse, you are mistress whilst the child sucks, and after that nothing.

Memory is everyone's friend -- it leaves you when you need it most.

Moses does not play because he has not the means.

Neither sign a paper without reading it, nor drink water without seeing it.

No fly gets into a shut mouth.

Memory is life's clock.

Mother, marry me, marry me, or the gull will fly away with me.

Never advise a man to go to the wars, or to marry.

No joy without alloy.

Men are just as God made them -- and a little worse.

Mother, what is marrying? Spinning, bearing children, and crying, daughter.

Never advise anyone to go to war or to get married. Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present. He that has no children brings them up well.

No king was ever a traitor, or pope excommunicated.

Men can acquire knowledge, but not wisdom. Some of the greatest fools ever known were learned men.

Much never cost little.

Never advise someone to go to war or to get married.

No need to seek shelter for an old ox.

Mad love--I for you, and you for another.

Michael is quits; he lost a ducat and gained a rabbit.

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