Category Archives for Motivational Quotes

Huge archive of Motivational Quotes for anything you want to achieve and any moment in life that might be difficult to handle. With these quotes you will find the motivation to continue!

“Más vale maña que fuerza.” – Cleverness achieves more than strength.

Más vale maña que fuerza. Cleverness achieves more than strength. Just check out the upper and lower ends of any payroll to confirm this Spanish saying’s accuracy: What´s worth more, ideas or physical might? Special post by Chris on Slideshare: … Continue reading

26. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“Cuando el gato sale, los ratones bailan.” – When the cat’s not in…

Cuando el gato sale, los ratones bailan. When the cat’s not in, the mice dance and play. When authority is weakened, liberties are taken.

19. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“De músico, poeta y loco, todos tenemos un poco.” – In English:

De músico, poeta y loco, todos tenemos un poco. Of musician, poet and madman we all have our measure. Nobody is totally rational. Some more, some less, everyone has his share of the soul of an artist.

18. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“Del dicho al hecho hay gran trecho.” – Said and done are worlds apart.

Del dicho al hecho hay gran trecho. Said and done are worlds apart. Don´t rely on other people fulfilling their promises.

16. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“Quien mucho abarca poco aprieta.” – He who takes…

Quien mucho abarca poco aprieta. He who takes too much upon himself can’t do justice to all of his assumed duties. Abarcar: “to encompass” This saying refers to a person who, for trying to carry out many things at once, … Continue reading

13. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“Más vale ser cabeza de ratón que cola de león.” in English:

Más vale ser cabeza de ratón que cola de león. Better to be a mouse´s head than a lion’s tail. According to this famous Spanish saying, it is preferable to lead at a more modest level than to be one-among … Continue reading

05. January 2013 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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“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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“A mal tiempo, buena cara…” – In bad times, a face held high

Motivational Spanish quote for today: A mal tiempo, buena cara In bad times, a face held high We are advised to face adversity with valor and good spirits, and not to let disappointment show and prevail over us.

23. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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