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MrNooneSayings

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Mr. Noone's entries (93)

 

No bait, no bite. (Found by chance in Murakami's Hard-boiled Wonderland And The End Of The World.)

Mal de muchos, consuelo de tontos.

Aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda.

Muerto el perro se acabó la rabia.


Dios los cria y ellos se juntan.

Sempre plou quan no hi ha escola.

Si plou la deixarem caure.

Qui guisa dolç, guisa per a molts.

Qui guisa salat, guisa per a cap.


Quant més sucre més dolç.

Li diu el mort al degollat: Qui t'ha fet eixe forat?

Dios los cría y ellos se juntan.

Els nebots peguen bots.


Lo que va davant, va davant.

Ver la paja en el ojo ajeno y no la viga en el propio.

Pointless thinking is worse than no thinking at all. (Line found in Murakami's delicious book Kafka on the Shore.)

La ocasión la pintan calva.


That geezer was cruising for a bruising. (That's a good one, "cruising for a bruising"; the

exact sentence is barely audible as part of the sequence of spoken words at the end of the

Pink Floyd song Money in the Dark Side of the Moon album.)


Llegar y besar el santo.

While the cat's away the mice will play.

Al César lo que es del César.

El ignorante es poco tolerante.

A todo cerdo le llega su San Martín.

Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.

Cada loco con su tema.

Cada maestrillo tiene su librillo.

A la vejez, viruelas.

Unos por otros la casa sin barrer.

Mejor solo que mal acompañado.

Por la boca muere el pez.

Quien no llora no mama.

En todas partes cuecen habas y en mi casa a calderadas.

Don't count your chickens before they hatch.

La primavera la sangre altera.

I think therefore I am (Descartes).

Sortida de cavall i parada de burro.

De los cuarenta para arriba, no te mojes la barriga.

Dime con quien andas y te diré quien eres.

En boca cerrada no entran moscas.

Curiosity killed the cat.

Demasiados gallos para un solo corral.

Everyone thinks his own burden heavy.

Piensa el ladrón que todos son de su condición.

Make making ends meet no philosophy (Mr. Noone).

A otra cosa mariposa.

Long absent, soon forgotten.

Do not ask the learned but the experienced.

Uns per por i altres per pena, farem del món una gangrena (Ovidi Montllor).

Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went round giving people advice. They killed him. (Unknown student)

We're just two lost souls swimming in a fish bowl year after year (Roger Waters).

The universe's a place inside your DNA (George Harrison).

When two quarrel both are to blame.

Life is not all beer and skittles.

Flipar se ha devaluado. (Mr. Noone)

No hay nada nuevo bajo el sol.

All books are written.

Young pigs grunt as old pigs grunted before them.

Another one bites the dust.

A l'estiu tot lo món viu.

Twice the pride, double the fall (Count Dooku to Anakin Skywalker seconds before his head is chopped off by the black sheep of the Jedi family).

The ability to quote is a serviceable substitute for wit (W. Somerset Maugham).

Appearances are deceiving.

Prejudice is ignorance.

No ofende quien quiere sino quien puede.

El fútbol es así.

No todo el monte es orégano.

Love hurts (song title, to Mr. Noone's knowledge)

Rust never sleeps (Neil Young' song, to Mr. Noone's knowledge)

What goes up must come down.

All that glitters is not gold.

Quien calla otorga.

A Dios rogando y con el mazo dando.

Vísteme despacio que tengo prisa / Haste makes waste.

La música amansa a las fieras.

El que esté libre de pecado que tire la primera piedra (Él)

La unión hace la fuerza (de los mediocres) (popular + Mr. Noone).

Walk the walk, talk the talk.

Shit happens.

Ignorance is bliss.

Life is not a perfume's ad.

Agua que no has de beber déjala correr.

D'on no hi ha, no es pot traure.

I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying. (Woody Allen).

My life is better because of what you've done with yours (found by sheer chance on the web).

I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished novelist, and I talk like a child (Vladimir Nabokov).

El dinero no da la felicidad pero permite atracar el yate a su lado (leido en "Canal Busi", EMT, Valencia).

Cuanto más conozco a las personas, más quiero a mi perro.

Animal que no conegues, no li fregues les orelles.

If you want to test a friendship, travel together (Samsonite).

All animals are equal but some are more equal than others (George Orwell).

Ashes and diamonds, foe and friend, we are all equal in the end (Roger Waters).

A la taula i al llit, al primer crit.

If you want a tiger's cub you have to enter a tiger's den (Old Jap).

Els diners i els collons són per a les ocasions (València, Horta Sud).

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