Replying to [adseaco]:
~ live and let live: used to say that you should accept other people's opinions and behaviour even though they are different from your own.
~ no time like the present: now is the best time to do something, not in the future.
~ no pain, no gain: used to say that you need to suffer if you want to achieve something.
~ half a loaf is better than no bread: you should be grateful for something, even if it is not as good, much, etc. as you really wanted; something is better than nothing.
~ you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink: you can give somebody the opportunity to do something, but you cannot force them to do it if they do not want to.
~ don't judge a book by its cover: used to say that you should not form an opinion about somebody/something from theirappearance only.
~ kill the goose that lays the golden egg / eggs: to destroy something that would make you rich, successful, etc.
~ a **** cannot change its spots: people cannot change their character, especially if they have a bad character.
~ live to fight another day: used to say that although you have failed or had a bad experience, you will continue.
~ where there's muck there's brass: used to say that a business activity that is unpleasant or dirty can bring in a lot of money.
I love your posting. Is there any idioms?
Replying to [Vicente]: Hi Vicente, there are some matching Chinese idioms to your Spanish proverbs. People in every corner of the world learned from their experiences.
Thanks for sharing.