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Mexican proverb


  An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Rocking chairs make long-tailed cats uneasy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  To the satiated bird, cherries taste bitter.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Conversations are food for the soul.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Do not refuse the body what it asks for.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Works, and not words, are the proofs of love.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  No fate is worse than a life without love.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Courtesy is compatible with bravery.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Stupidity closes the doors of kindness.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Respect for the rights of others is peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Once a traitor, always a traitor.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A pair of women's breasts has more pulling power than a pair of oxen.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who follows his own advice must take the consequences.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no better sauce than a good appetite.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He is not to blame who does his duty.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Courtesy is compatible with bravery.   
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The brave one lives as long as the coward lets him.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He loses his thanks who promises and delays.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't let yourself be operated upon by a doctor with a shaking hand.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Trust your best friend as you would your worst enemy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Since excuses were invented, no one is ever in the wrong.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who reaches for the stars must be willing to pay the cost.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The clown is best is his own country, and the gentleman anywhere.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  God speaks for the man who holds his peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A secret between two is God's secret; a secret between three is known to all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Though the cage be made of gold, it's still a prison.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Avarice commonly occasions injury to the person who displays it.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A corpse and an uninvited guest stink after a couple of days.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who lives with hope dies happy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  False hope kills more readily than bitter truth.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Hope dies last of all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Even the best horse needs to be spurred.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Kisses are first, and cusses come later.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The lazy work twice as much.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who keeps a secret prevents much mischief.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He loses his thanks who promises and delays.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He loses his thanks who promises and delays.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Respect for the rights of others is peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A secret between two is God's secret; a secret between three is known to all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who keeps a secret prevents much mischief.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Stupidity closes the doors of kindness.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Love is blind - but not the neighbors  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Let not the tongue speak what the head may have to pay for.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  No road is safer than the one just robbed.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who makes more of you than usual either designs to cheat you or wants your assistance.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who assists everybody assists nobody.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Where one door closes, another one opens.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  An answer without a question signals guilt without question.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Works, and not words, are the proofs of love.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Conversations are food for the soul.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Raise a wall of mortar and stone between the holy man and the saintly woman.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The hypocrite is known by his actions, not by his clothes.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  All time spent angry is time lost being happy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The bowman who is a bad marksman has a lie ready.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Rocking chairs make long-tailed cats uneasy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Keep your counsel arrested until it's requested.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A word and a stone once thrown away cannot be returned.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Calm seas make sorry sailors.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Grinding and grinding wears out the hardest of grindstones.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Do not refuse the body what it asks for.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Once a traitor, always a traitor.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A good deed is the best prayer.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A corpse and an uninvited guest stink after a couple of days.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Cheapness costs dearly.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He is not to blame who does his duty.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The best bullfighter is the one in the box seats.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who speaks too much is tiresome; he who speaks too little is a bore.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Talking about bulls is not the same as facing them in the ring.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The lazy work twice as much.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  To the satiated bird, cherries taste bitter.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Truth may suffer to death, but it never dies.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Tell me what you are eager to buy and I will tell you what you are.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A good resolution is like an old horse which is often saddled but rarely ridden.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who never goes to your house doesn't want you in his.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  When a friar begs in the name of God he does so for himself too.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The gardener's footsteps do not spoil the garden.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  From the fallen tree everyone makes firewood.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  When young, it's all dreams. When old, all memories.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who asks a question does not err easily.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Fortune favors the brave.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  For whoever wants the blue sky, the price is high.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  True friendship is one soul shared by two bodies.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no worse deaf man than the man who doesn't want to listen.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A good man finds his native soil in every country.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Hope dies last of all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Truth suffers but never perishes.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who keeps a secret prevents much mischief.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Respect for the rights of others is peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Everyone stones the tree that bears fruit.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who talks much errs much.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  It is in our work that we discover love and faith.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no better sauce than a good appetite.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Wounds from the knife are healed, but not those from the tongue.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who loiters hears ill spoken of himself.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Stupidity closes the doors of kindness.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The insane are told they're right.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Better alone unattached than unsuitably matched.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  No man is a prophet in his own land.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Even the best horse needs to be spurred.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't let yourself be operated upon by a doctor with a shaking hand.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He wo reaches for the stars must be willing to pay the cost.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  No heart is sadder than a penniless pocket.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Old cats show great fondness for for little, tender mice.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The sun is the poor man's blanket.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no life as tiring as one of doing nothing.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Although a monkey be dressed in silk, he is still a monkey.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  No fate is worse than a life without love.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A pair of women's breasts has more pulling power than a pair of oxen.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The best way to put an end to the bugs is to set fire to the bed.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The whole arena tells them to kill the bull, yet the bull should kill no one.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't be afraid of the chili pepper, even though it's so red.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Where there's a will there's a way.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  When in doubt of what is right, consult your pillow overnight.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who follows his own advice must take the consequences.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Let him attack who will - the strong wait.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  It's easy to trust a cat once you put the cream out of reach.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who does not praise a thing is he who buys it.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The brave one lives as long as the coward lets him.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who lives with hope dies happy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who does not intend to pay is not troubled in making his bargain.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Don't do good that could look bad.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Everyone knows where his own shoe pinches him.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Self-praise amounts to self-condemnation.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Everyone is as God made him and very often worse.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The throat must pay for what the tongue may say.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who is ignorant at home is ignorant abroad.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who strikes first strikes twice.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who gives what he can is no further obligated.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no better mirror than an old friend.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  You must not tell all that you know, nor judge all that you see, if you would live in peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  By the claw you may know the lion.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  One man driven by distress does as much as thirty.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There is no choosing between two things of no value.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Avarice commonly occasions injury to the person who displays it.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who walks with wolves learns to howl.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Walk your own road and bear your own load.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Better to be red-faced once than hundred times purple.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  It is better to be a fool than obstinate.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Evil falls on him who goes to seek it.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Who suffers much is likely to find comfort in very little.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Everyone is eager to play the piano, but few are willing to carry it on.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Courtesy is compatible with bravery.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A full stomach gladdens the heart.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Deeds, not words, are the true language of love.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  God speaks for the man who holds his peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  To win a dispute is to gain a chicken and lose a cow.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Great deeds are reserved for great men.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Better one timely squawk than constant talk.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Though the cage be made of gold, it's still a prison.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Trust your best friend as you would your worst enemy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Blood boils without flame.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  It's not the able that give, but the desirous.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  If you would be a good judge, pay attention to what everyone says.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who does not honor his wife dishonors himself.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Ten who shout obtain more than ten who remain silent.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  False hope kills more readily than bitter truth.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A secret between two is God's secret; a secret between three is known to all.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Look at the man you serve and you will see how much you are esteemed.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  There's no worse struggle than one that never begins.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Fear never uses a donkey to ride away.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  God speaks for the man who holds his peace.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Fortune is like a wall that falls on those who lean on it.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  Mistrust your best friend as if he were your worst enemy.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  You cannot worship a saint that is unknown.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He loses his thanks who promises and delays.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A man forewarned is equal to two.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  A man without happiness is either not good or not well.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  You are sure to find another cross if you flee the one you bear.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The clown is best is his own country, and the gentleman anywhere.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  He who knows nothing neither doubts nor fears anything.  
 -  Mexican proverb
  

  The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman.  
 -  Mexican proverb