I am looking for an idiom that expresses the notion that no matter where you go, people are fundamentally the same.

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    It's funny, I can recall an idiom for this in Spanish but not in English. – psosuna Jan 8 '20 at 22:53
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    @psosuna ¡Qué no te preocupes tío, pues pasa eso aun en las mejores familias, no lo sabías? :) – tchrist Jan 9 '20 at 2:12
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    People are people. – Apollonian Jan 9 '20 at 13:09
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    I've heard the phrase you used, "people are the same everywhere", quite a few times. – nnnnnn Jan 12 '20 at 2:38

"We're all cut from the same cloth."


“Everyone is kneaded out the the same clay, but not baked in the same kiln.”

-- Yiddish proverb

  • Does it mean that people are the same everywhere? – Ram Pillai Jan 12 '20 at 5:12
  • Everyone eats with a single hand. We are all animals with a better brain. – Ram Pillai Jan 12 '20 at 5:14

We’re all born the same, then we separate.


It's even the name of a book too:

Everyone poops.

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