Spanish proverbs with English equivalent

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Entre el dicho y el hecho, hay mucho trecho

Talk is cheap

Levantarse del pie izquierdo

To get up on the wrong side of the bed

A buenas horas

It's about time

Para bailar tango se necesitan dos

It takes two to tango

Despacio voy, porque de prisa estoy

Haste makes waste

Borra con el codo lo que escribe con la mano

The left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing

Si quieres enemigos, presta dinero a tus amigos

keep money and friendship separate

Es preferible ser la cabeza de un ratón qué cola de léon

It's better to be the boss of a small business than the servant of a rich

Te enseño a nadar y ahora me ahogas

You bite the hand that feeds you

Ladrillo sobre ladrillo hace casa

slow and steady wins the race

El dinero vale más que la ley

Money talks

A buen entendor, pocas palabras bastan

To someone with good understanding, only a few words are necessary

Aprendiz de mucho, maestro de nada

Jack of all trades, master of none

Del árbol caído todos hacen leña

To kick someone when they're down

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