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1

The time isn't right

No está el horno para bollos.

2

The cat was let out of the bag

Se descubrío el pastel

3

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

Más vale pájaro en mano que cien volando.

4

Eyes that do not see, heart that does not feel.

Ojos que no ven, corazón que no siente.

5

Not through much awaking early does the dawn come earlier.

No por mucho madrugar amanece más temprano.

6

Love is blind.

El amor es ciego.

7

You can't succeed if you don't try.

Perro que no camina, no encuentra hueso.

8

A man is known by the company he keeps.

Dime con quién andas y te diré quién eyes.

9

The devil knows more due to being old than by being the devil.

El diablo sabe más por viejo que por diablo.

10

Do what is right, not what will gain approval.

Haz el bien, y no mires a quién.

11

There is no bad from which good doesn't come.

No hay mal que por bien no venga.

12

You can't lose what you don't have.

Quien no tiene, perder no puede.

13

Not everything that glitters is gold.

No todo lo que brilla es oro.

14

The dog that barks doesn't bite.

Perro que ladra no muerde.

15

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

A caballo regalado no se le mira el diente.

16

God helps those who help themselves.

A Dios rogando y con el mazo dando.

17

It's a bird of a different feather.

Eso es harina de otro costal.

18

A chip off the old block.

De tal palo, tal astilla.

19

Bad things happen in threes.

Las desgracias nunca vienen solas.

20

You get what you work for.

El que la sigue, la consigue.

21

God helps those who help themselves. The early bird catches the worm. Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

A quien madruga, Dios le ayuda.

22

Saying something and doing it are two different things.

Del dicho al hecho, hay mucho trecho.

23

Life is the best teacher.

Lo que en los libros no está, la vida te enseñará.

24

Ignorance is courageous.

La ignorancia es atrevida.

25

We each have our own cross to bear.

Cada uno lleva su cruz.

26

At night all cats are black.

De noche todos los gatos son negros.