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Spanish Proverbs Cheat Sheet by

Proverbs are taken from Duolingo.com Spanish Bonus Skill: Idioms and Proverbs. Thanks to mirriel for the list (https://duolingo.com/comment/1319481).
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Refranes y dichos, proverbios y adagios

A quien madruga, Dios le ayuda
The early bird gets the worm
Barriga llena, corazón contento
A full belly and a happy heart
Borrón y cuenta nueva
Let bygones be bygones
Cada loco con su tema
To each their own
Cuentas claras, amistades largas
Good fences make good neighbors
Consejos vendo y para mí no tengo
Do as I say, not as I do
Consejo no pedido, consejo mal oído
Never give advice unasked
De tal palo tal astilla
Like father, like son
Donde fuego se hace, humo sale
Where there's smoke, there's fire
Donde hay hambre, no hay pan duro
Beggars can't be choosers
El amor es ciego, pero los vecinos no
Love is blind, but the neighbors ain't
El amor todo lo puede
Love will find a way
En boca cerrada no entran moscas
Silence is golden
En casa de herrero, cuchillo de palo
The shoema­ker's son always goes barefoot
El tiempo sana todo
Time heals all wounds
En tierra de ciegos, el tuerto es rey
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king
Las palabras se las lleva el viento
Actions speak louder than words
Mucho ruido y pocas nueces
All talk and no action
Mala hierba nunca muere
A bad weed never dies
Más puede la pluma que la espada
The pen is mightier than the sword
Más sabe el diablo por viejo que por diablo
Wisdom comes with age
Más vale prevenir que lamentar
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Más vale solo que mal acompañado
No company is better than bad company
Más vale tarde que nunca
Better late than never
No se puede servir a Dios y al diablo
No man can serve two masters
No hay rosa sin espinas
Every rose has its thorn
No todo lo que brilla es oro
All that glitters is not gold
Ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente
Out of sight, out of mind
Perro que ladra no muerde
A barking dog never bites
Quien espera, desespera
A watched pot never boils
Quien poco tiene, poco teme
He who has nothing, has nothing to lose
Soldado avisado no muere en guerra
Forewarned is forearmed

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Comments

murfel murfel, 08:23 22 Nov 14

I'll sort the proverbs alphabetically asa an internal Cheatography error will be fixed (https://getsatisfaction.com/cheatography/topics/a-dot-in-the-title-breaks-everything).

DaveChild DaveChild, 19:10 23 Nov 14

Thanks for letting me know about this, Murfel. The problem has been fixed.

avresbo avresbo, 12:36 10 May 16

En boca cerrada no entran moscas => A closed mouth catches no flies

avresbo avresbo, 12:37 10 May 16

El silencio es oro => Silence is golden

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