40 Spanish Proverbs

Home Is Where The Heart Is

1 – A fifth wheel to a cart is but an encumbrance.

2 – A good heart breaks bad fortune.

3 – A good listener is a silent flatterer.

4 – A good word extinguishes more than a pail full of water.

5 – A tired person can sleep anywhere.

6 – A wise man changes his mind, a fool never.

7 – Charity well regulated begins at home.

8 – Compare your grief’s with other men’s and they will seem less.

9 – Deeds are love, and not fine phrases.

10 – During a bad time, a nice face.

11 – For a good appetite there is no hard bread.

12 – He who gives when he is asked has waited too long.

13 – He who is caught in a lie is not believed when he tells the truth.

14 – Home is where the heart is.

15 – If there be no remedy, why worry ?

16 – If you play with fire you get burnt.

17 – If you want to be respected, you must respect yourself.

18 – If you wish to be well served, serve yourself.

19 – Little and often fills the purse.

20 – Little by little one goes far.

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21 – Little strokes fell great oaks.

22 – Luck comes to those who look after it.

23 – Never spend your money before you have it.

24 – Of all pains, the greatest pain, is to love, but love in vain.

25 – The buyer has need of a hundred eyes. The seller but one.

26 – The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.

27 – The wise man does not hang his knowledge on a hook.

28 – There’s no making a good cloak of bad cloth.

29 – Things often happen when you least expect them to.

30 – To the grateful man give more than he asks.

31 – Today is yesterday’s pupil.

32 – Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

33 – Tomorrow will be another day.

34 – Truths and roses have thorns about them.

35 – We’ll just have to make do.

36 – We do not know what is good until we have lost it.

37 – Who talks much, errs much.

38 – Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

39 – Wounds heal, but not ill words.

40 – You have to make the most of the chances that come your way.

Luck comes to those who look after it

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