Colombian Proverbs

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The old dog barks while he is sitting down.

Better to beg forgiveness than to ask permission.

Who is always sad, does not even have fun when drunk.

Poverty does not destroy virtue nor wealth bestow it.

There is no better friend than a burden.

All fear has much imagination and little talent.

He who overcomes his passions overcomes his greatest enemies.

Even the candle seller dies in the dark.

When force is imposed, the law is a joke.

To love and be wise is impossible.

It’s better to be the pot than the lid

Suit the behavior to the occasion.

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