298 Mexican Proverbs / Page 2
21. As to tastes, nothing is written.
22. As you see yourself, I once saw myself; as you see me now, you will be seen.
23. Avarice commonly occasions injury to the person who displays it.
24. Better a donkey that tarries than one that won't carry its load.
25. Better a steady drip than a sudden deluge.
26. Better a stride that will last than a trot that tires fast.
27. Better alone unattached than unsuitably matched.
28. Better one timely squawk than constant talk.
29. Better to be alone than in bad company.
30. Better to be red-faced once than 100 times purple.
31. Better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
32. Between the beginning and the end there is always a middle.
33. Blood boils without flame.
34. By the claw you may know the lion.
35. Calm seas make sorry sailors.
36. Cleanliness is the luxury of the poor.
37. Conversation is food for the soul.
38. Do good and don't worry to whom.
39. Do not refuse the body what it asks for.
40. Don't be afraid of the chili pepper, even though it's so red.