• De noche, todos los gatos son pardos.
    (By night, all cats are brownish-gray.)
    Del dicho al hecho hay gran trecho.
    (Said and done are worlds apart.)
    De tal palo, tal astilla.
    (From such a stick, such a splinter.)
    (Children and their parents are alike.)
    Aunque la mona se vista de seda, mona se queda.
    (Even if a monkey dresses up in silk, it's still a monkey.)
    Más vale maña que fuerza.
    (Cleverness is worth more than strength.)
    A buen hambre, no hay pan duro.
    (When hungry, there's no such thing as bread that is too hard.)