Spanish Proverbs


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A few germs never hurt anyone.

After dinner rest a while, after supper walk a mile.

Beggars can't be choosers.

Every dog has its day.

He that blames would buy.

A fool and his money are soon parted.

All griefs with bread are less.

Better keep now than seek anon.

Every law has a / its loophole.

He that chastens one chastens twenty.

A friend in need is a friend indeed.

All mouth and no trousers.

Better late / later than never.

Everyone gets his comeuppance in the end / just deserts sooner or later.

He that eats till he is sick must fast till he is well.

What is not yours always chirps for its master.

Chins without beards deserve no honor.

Not to watch your workmen is to lose your money.

A friend to everybody and to nobody is the same thing.

A word from the mouth is like a stone from a sling.

Three Spaniards, four opinions.

One lawyer makes work for another.

The person who knows only a little says very much.

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools.

An ounce of parent is worth a pound of clergy.

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