He who laughs last, laughs best.— Triple H
Famous Spanish Proverb quotations
Be not afraid of going slowly, Be afraid of standing still.
A God in the hand is worth two in the bush.
The early bird catches the worm.
Own who you are.
In a calm sea every man is a pilot.
Give the devil his due.
The voice of the people is the voice of humbug.
A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.
Don't count your chickens before they egg.
Too many cooks spoil the broth
Do not speak unless you can improve the silence.
Words are free. It's how you use them, that may cost you.
Strike while the iron is hot.
According to the Spanish proverb, four persons are wanted to make a good salad: a spendthrift for oil, a miser for vinegar, a counsellor for salt and a madman to stir it all up.
People will, in a great degree, and not without reason, form their opinion of you upon that which they have of your friends; and there is a Spanish proverb which says vry justly, 'Tell me whom you live with, and I will tell you who you are.'
The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.
Then plough deep while sluggards sleep, and you shall have corn to sell and to keep.
Two great talkers will not travel far together.
If it's worth doing, it's worth doing well.
Knowledge is learning something every day. Wisdom is letting go of something every day.
You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear.
If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing twice.
He that will not when he may, When he would, he should have nay.
Skill is better than strength.
Life without a friend is death without a witnesse.
[Life without a friend is death without a witness.]
Half a loaf is better than none.
Do not speak unless you can improve on silence, said a Buddhist sage.
Those who tell the stories rule the world
If a job is worth doing, it's worth doing poorly first.
As the Spanish proverb says, He who would bring home the wealth of the Indies, must carry the wealth of the Indies with him. So it is in travelling; a man must carry knowledge with him, if he would bring home knowledge.
You get what you pay for.
Love and a cold cannot be hid. It is, I believe, a Spanish proverb.
Whoever gossips to you will gossip about you.
There's a Spanish proverb," he said, "that's always fascinated me.
"Take what you want and pay for it, says God.'" "I don't believe in God," Daniel said, "but that principle seems, to me, to have a divinity of its own; a kind of blazing purity. What could be simpler, or more crucial? You can have anything you want, as long as you accept that there is a price and that you will have to pay it.