Spanish Proverb Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old spanish proverb quotes, spanish proverb sayings, and spanish proverb proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Since we cannot get what we like, let us like what we can get.      

Spanish Proverb

It is better to be born a beggar than a fool.      

Spanish Proverb

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.     

Spanish Proverb

To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do.     

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Envy is thin because it bites but never eats.     

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Better a friendly refusal than an unwilling consent.     

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How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then to rest afterward.     

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Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.     

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A horse is worth more than riches.     

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Tell me what you brag about and I'll tell you what you lack.     

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You have to make the most of the chances that come your way. You have to strike while the iron is hot.     

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The archer that shoots badly has a lie ready.     

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Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.     

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If someone cannot even keep his own secrets, don't count on him to keep someone else's.     

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Blue eyes say, love me or I die; black eyes say, love me or I kill thee.     

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Flattery makes friends and truth makes enemies.     

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To tell a woman everything she may not do is to tell her what she can do.     

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

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Self-knowledge is the beginning of self-improvement.     

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Debts are like children: the smaller they are the more noise they make.     

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Let the sun shine on me, for I care not for the moon     

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Where there is love there is pain.     

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A rich man is either a scoundrel or the heir of a scoundrel.     

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One stroke on the nail and a hundred on the horseshoe.     

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A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.     

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He who wants to catch fish must not mind getting wet.     

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A man who prides himself on his ancestry is like the potato plant, the best part of which is underground.     

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A kiss without a mustache is like an egg without salt.     

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Life without a friend is like a death without a witness.     

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Laws, like the spider's web catch the fly and let the hawk go free.     

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