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Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

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“God helps those who rise early.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“Everyone looks for their own onion to cry.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“We are as small as our joy and as big as our pain.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“Who does not live to serve does not serve to live.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“Tell me who you are with and I will tell you who you are”
– Mexican Proverb

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Corpses and annoying guests stink by the third day”
– Mexican Proverb

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“If you see your neighbor has shaved his beard, you should start lathering yours.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“After the child drowns they close the well.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“You don’t have yet wings and already want to fly.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“He who runs with wolves will learn to howl.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“To bad times, a good face.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“No flies enter a closed mouth.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“When the river sounds, water is running.”
– Mexican Proverb

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” The devil knows more because he is old rather than because he is a devil.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“A bird in the hand is worth more than one hundred in flight.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“Cheap is expensive.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“If you search you will find.”
– Mexican Proverb

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” Little by little one goes far.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“The road to hell is strewn with roses.”
– Mexican Proverb

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“The envious never give praise, they only take it in.”
– Mexican Proverb

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Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“One timely shout is better than constant talk.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“Necessity is a great teacher.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“One only visits the cactus when it bears fruit.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“It’s like spending more on the wrapping than on the present itself.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“Everything in moderation.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“As you see yourself, I once saw myself; as you see me now, you will be seen.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“They tried to bury us. They didn’t know we were seed.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“You are sure to find another cross if you flee the one you bear.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“There’s a time and a place for everything.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“Judge others as you would be judged.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“Tell me what you want to buy and I will tell you what you are.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“They who don’t speak will get no help from God.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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“We are all made of the same clay, but not from the same mold.”
– Mexican Quotes, and Sayings

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Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexican Expressions

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“If you don’t show, you don’t sell.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“A steady step is better than a run that tires.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“Love grows from sight.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“God helps those who rise early.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“No matter how early you get up, you can’t make the sunrise any sooner.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“To want to is to be able to.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“One finds what one looks for.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“The trees connect us.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“Who gets angry, loses.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“The fishing’s good in stormy waters.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“The dead to the grave, the living to pleasure.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“A dog that does not go out does not find the bone.”
– Mexican Expressions

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“There is no competition among lighthouses.”
– Mexican Expressions

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Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexico

Mexican Museum

Museums in Mexico – Map

Famous Mexicans

  • Salma Hayek – a Mexican and American film actress and producer
  • Luis Miguel –  a Mexican singer and icon in Latin America, often referred to as El Sol de México
  • Carlos Fuentes –  a Mexican novelist and essayist
  • Ariel Camacho – a Mexican singer-songwriter who performed in the Regional Mexican genre
  • Óliver Pérez – a Mexican professional baseball pitcher for the Cleveland Indians of Major League Baseball
  • Laura Cerón – an Alma Award-winning Mexican-born American actress
  • Luis Buñuel – a Spanish-Mexican filmmaker, who worked in France, Mexico, and Spain
  • Guillermo del Toro – a Mexican filmmaker, author, actor, and former special effects makeup artist
  • Carlos Santana – a Mexican and American guitarist who rose to fame in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock ‘n’ roll and Latin American jazz
  • Diego Rivera – a prominent Mexican painter whose large frescoes helped establish the mural movement in Mexican and international art
  • Frida Kahlo – a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico
  • Carlos Slim –  a Mexican business magnate, investor, and philanthropist
  • Octavio Paz –  a Mexican poet and diplomat who was awarded the 1990 Nobel Prize in Literature

Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

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Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

Mexican Proverbs, Quotes, and Sayings

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“A secret between two is God’s secret. A secret between three is known to all.”
– Mexican Proverb

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Photo Credit: By Gerardo – vivirguadalajara.com from Guadalajara, Mexico (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (reativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons; Ralf Roletschek / GFDL 1.2 (gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/fdl-1.2.html); cz354x / CC BY-SA (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)

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