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595 Portuguese Proverbs

Better mine than ours.

Better repair the gutter than the whole house.

Better straw, than nothing.

Between the hand and the lip the morsel may slip.

Beware of a door that has many keys.

Beware of a man that does not talk, and of a dog that does not bark.

Beware of a pledge that eats.

Beware of the dog that does not bark.

Birds of prey do not flock together.

Bite the biter.

Brackish water is sweet in a drought.

Brag is a good dog, but Holdfast is better.

Broken friendship may be soldered but can never be made sound.

Buy your greyhound, don't rear him.

By going gains the mill, and not by standing still.

Chairs sink and stools rise.

Change yourself, and fortune will change with you.

Chastise the good man, he will grow better; chastise the bad, and he will grow worse.

Children married, cares increased.

Children pick up words, as pigeons peas, And utter them again as God shall please.

Children should be seen and not heard.

Children tell in the highway what they hear by the fireside.

Children: one is one, two is fun, three is a houseful.

Choleric men are blind and mad.

Conceal not your secret from your friend, or you deserve to lose him.