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Portuguese, Spanish proverbs (Part2)


1. The dog that kills wolves is killed by wolves.

2. The full-fed sheep is frightened at its own tail.

3. The gardener's dog neither eats greens not lets any one else eat them.

4. The hole invites the thief.

5. The mother-in-law does not remember that she was once a daughter-in-law.

6.The sword and the ring according to the hand that bears them.

7. The thief thinks that all are like himself.

8. The wolf eats of what is counted.

10. The wolf loses his teeth, but not his inclination.

9. The wolf never wants a pretext against the lamb.

10. The wrath of brothers is the wrath of devils.

11. They are rich who have friends.

12. Throw that bone to another dog.

13. Throwing your cap at a bird is not the way to catch it.

14. To lather an ass's head is only wasting soap. 

15. Whither goest thou, Misfortune? To where there is more.

16. Much never cost little.

Source: worldofquotes.com

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