To suffer for beauty

Key idea: Suffer

Meaning: Who wants to appear elegant and clean has to be ready to suffer some pain. It is particularly used when referring to clothing: especially for the women that wear high heels. The general meaning refers to the fact that everybody has to bear some troubles to obtain what he/she wants. This proverb is not much used in Great Britain.

Para presumir hay que sufrif

Other Proverbs

Hacia la Virgen de El Pilar comienza el tiempo a cambiar.
Nunca es tarde si la dicha es buena. / Better later than never.
Atar los perros con longanizas / To tie the dogs with sausages
Cuando fuiste martillo no tuviste clemencia, ahora que es yunque, ten paciencia.

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