Spanish Proverbs

A fifth wheel to a cart is but an encumbrance.

To the grateful man give more than he asks.

A tired person can sleep anywhere.

For a good appetite there is no hard bread.

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

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

If there be no remedy, why worry?

A wise man changes his mind, a fool never.

Home is where the heart is.

Who talks much, errs much.

Charity well regulated begins at home.

We’ll just have to make do.

To-morrow will be another day.

If you play with fire you get burnt.

The buyer has need of a hundred eyes, the seller but one.

Wounds heal, but not ill words.

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

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

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

Never spend your money before you have it.

Little and often fills the purse

Today is yesterday’s pupil.

During a bad time, a nice face.

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

A good heart breaks bad fortune.

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

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

If you wish to be well served, serve yourself.

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

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

Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.

Little by little one goes far.

Little strokes fell great oaks.

A good listener is a silent flatterer.

Deeds are love, and not fine phrases.

Truths and roses have thorns about them.

Luck comes to those who look after it.

Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.

Things often happen when you least expect them to.

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

Two cannot fall out if one does not choose.

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