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595 Portuguese Proverbs

Concealed goodness is a sort of vice.

Confess and be hanged.

Counterfeit coin passes current at night.

Crows do not peck out crow's eyes.

Dead men tell no tales.

Dear is cheap, and cheap is dear.

Death spares neither Pope nor beggar.

Death squares all accounts.

Deeds are love, and not sweet words.

Despise your enemy and you will soon be beaten.

Destroy the lion while he is but a whelp.

Do ill, and expect the like.

Do not rear a bird of a bad breed.

Don't be a baker if your head is made of butter.

Don't leave the high road for a short cut.

Don't let the bastards grind you down.

Don't let the cat out of the bag.

Don't let your sorrow come higher than your knees.

Don't make yourself poor to one who won't make you rich.

Don't pull hard enough to break the rope.

Don't put all you eggs in one basket.

Eat of your own, and call yourself mine (i.e. Be my servant and find yourself).

Eat the wind and swallow bitterness.

Eat to live, not live to eat.

Eat with him, and beware of him.