Category Archives for Spanish Quotes

“En todas partes se cuecen habas.” In English:

En todas partes se cuecen habas. ”Habas” everywhere are cooked. Habas are a type of broad bean. They used to be regarded as food for the poor as well as for animals. No one and no place is exempt from … Continue reading

06. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“En tierra de ciegos, el tuerto es rey.” – In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king.

En tierra de ciegos, el tuerto es rey. In the land of the blind, the one-eyed is king. Even a mediocre person can stand out if surrounded by lesser people.

04. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“En boca cerrada no entran moscas.” – Flies don´t enter a shut mouth.

En boca cerrada no entran moscas. Flies don´t enter a shut mouth. By abstaining from unnecessary talk one prevents many evils.

03. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“En casa del herrero, cuchara de palo.” – In the blacksmith´s house, a wooden spoon.

En casa del herrero, cuchara de palo. In the blacksmith´s house, a wooden spoon. It notes that in the place where it would be most expected to find something it´s often absent. It´s used as well when children don´t follow … Continue reading

02. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“Del árbol caído, todos hacen leña.” – Everyone cuts firewood from the fallen tree.

Del árbol caído, todos hacen leña. Everyone cuts firewood from the fallen tree. When someone “falls” there´s usually no lack of opportunists who will swiftly look for ways of deriving personal profit from the circumstances.

01. January 2013 by spanishphrases
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“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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How to build a lasting relationship (amistad duradera)…

. Our Spanish Quote for today: How to build a lasting relationship: Como crear una amistad / relacion duradera: (cortar en donde esta la linea y torcer 180 grados)

03. December 2012 by spanishphrases
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