Monthly Archives for December 2012

“Consejos vendo y para mí no tengo.” – Advice I sell and for myself have none.

Consejos vendo y para mí no tengo. Advice I sell and for myself have none. This one reproaches the person who has advice for everyone except for himself. Also, some people would do well by heeding the excellent advice they … Continue reading

31. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“Barriga llena, corazón contento.” – A full belly and a happy heart.

Barriga llena, corazón contento. A full belly and a happy heart. After eating well, things don’t seem half as bad and concerns not half as urgent. We see things in a brighter light and feel content… hopefully not to the … Continue reading

30. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“Más vale solo que mal acompañado.” – Being alone is preferable to being in bad company.

Más vale solo que mal acompañado. Being alone is preferable to being in bad company.

29. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres.” In English:

Spanish Quote about life for today: Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eres. Tell me who you are friends with and I´ll tell you who you are. Much can be inferred about a person´s character and tastes by … Continue reading

28. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“Cada loco con su tema…” – Each madman on his high horse.

Quote about life for today: Cada loco con su tema. Each madman on his high horse. Each person has his own inclinations and passions which may at times be regarded by other, not-like-minded people, as “insanity”. This very famous Spanish … Continue reading

27. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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The best things in life are for free:

. Our quote about life for today: Las mejores cosas en la vida son gratuitas… The best things in life are for free…

26. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“No por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano…” – Getting up very early won´t… read more:

Motivational Spanish Quote of the day: No por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano. Getting up very early won´t make the sun rise any sooner. Your effort will only take you so far. Not everything is in our hands. Know when … Continue reading

26. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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Feliz Navidad!

Merry Christmas! ¡Feliz Navidad! Best wishes for you and your family, yours, The Spanish Phrases Team

25. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“A Dios rogando y con el mazo dando…” – Begging to God and working hard with the mallet

Inspirational Spanish Quote of the day: A Dios rogando y con el mazo dando Begging to God and working hard with the mallet One’s prayers do not obviate the need of making due effort.

25. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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“A quien madruga, Dios le ayuda…” – God helps him who rises early

Motivational Spanish Quote of the day: A quien madruga, Dios le ayuda. God helps him who rises early. In Spanish we have a special verb to say “to get up early”: madrugar. For those wishing to attain success, diligence is … Continue reading

24. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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