Peruvian Proverbs

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Favour your own first, then others.

Fortune and olives are alike: sometimes a man has an abundance and other times not any.

Little by little one walks far.

Gold, when beaten, shines.

When the road is long, even slippers feel tight.

You go out for wool but come back shorn.

From the tree of silence hands the fruit of tranquility.

It is better to prevent than to cure.

Envy for a friend is like the taste of a sour pumpkin.

Never kill a brooding bird.

The child weeps for it’s good and the old man for his ill.

Love looks through spectacles that make copper look like gold, poverty like riches, and tears like pearls.

The continuous drip polishes the stone.

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