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1,412 Spanish Proverbs

A man may lose his goods for want of demanding them.

A man that has had his fill is no eater.

A man that is lean, not from hunger, is harder than brass.

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

A measly hog infects the whole sty.

A melon and a woman are hard to know.

A mewing cat is never a good mouser.

A monkey remains a monkey, though dressed in silk.

A morsel eaten selfishly does not gain a friend.

A mule and a woman do what is expected of them.

A mute bird makes no omen.

A north wind has no corn, and a poor man no friend.

A peasant between two lawyers is like a fish between two cats.

A peasant will stand on the top of a hill for a very long time with his mouth open before a roast duck will fly in.

A peck of March dust is worth a king's ransom.

A penny spared is a penny saved.

A pig bought on credit grunts all the year.

A pig bought on credit is forever grunting.

A pig's tail will never make a good arrow.

A poor man is all schemes.

A Portuguese apprentice who can't sew, yet would be cutting out.

A postern door makes a thief.

A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.

A reconciled friend is a double enemy.

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