Never find fault with the absent.
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Absence and a friendly neighbor washes away love.
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Footprints on the sands of time are not made by sitting down.
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Try and trust will move mountains.
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Good advice is beyond all price.
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Write down the advice of him who loves you, though you like it not at present.
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If the young knew and the old could, there is nothing that couldn't be done.
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Old age though despised, is coveted by all.
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We pay when old for the excesses of youth.
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Better a lean agreement than a fat lawsuit.
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Slow help is no help.
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Any landing you can walk away from is a good one.
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From our ancestors come our names from our virtues our honor.
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He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
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There are two things a person should never be angry at, what they can help, and what they cannot.
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No one is as angry as the person who is wrong.
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The wrath of brothers is fierce and devilish.
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The owl of ignorance lays the egg of pride.
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An eagle does not catch flies.
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All things are becoming to good people.
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The best mirror is an old friend.
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Wide will wear, but tight will tear.
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Soft words win hard hearts.
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Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it.
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The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.
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People who have little to do are excessive talkers.
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Contraries are cured by contraries.
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Neither blame or praise yourself.
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The first mistake are theirs who commit them, the second are theirs that permit them.
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A wicked book cannot repent.
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People lend only to the rich.
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Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.
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Quick to borrow is always slow to pay.
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When two friends have a common bank account, one sings and the other weeps.
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Caution is the parent of safety.
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When a fox preaches, take care of your geese.
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There is nothing certain, but the uncertain.
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If an ass goes traveling it will not come home a horse.
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One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
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Some people are born hammers, others anvils.
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The charitable give out the door and God puts it back through the window.
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There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
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Children and drunks always speak the truth.
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A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
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He who does not have common sense at age thirty will never have it.
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From listening comes wisdom and from speaking, repentance.
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It's tough trying to keep your feet on the ground, your head above the clouds, your nose to the grindstone, your shoulder to the wheel, your finger on the pulse, your eye on the ball and your ear to the ground.
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Confess you were wrong yesterday; it will show you are wise today.
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Who ever does not respect confidence will never find happiness in their path.
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Conscience is the dog that can't bite, but never stops barking.
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A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.
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We all end up in a single bed sooner or later.
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Some who will not speak against another, in the end does them harm.
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Rebuke with soft words and hard arguments.
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Rebuke should have a grain more of salt than of sugar.
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Private reproof is the best grave for private faults.
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The gods sell all things at a fair price.
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Something you don't want is dear at any price.
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Give neither counsel or salt till you are asked for it.
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The counsel you would have another keep, first keep yourself.
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The best counselors are the dead.
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Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.
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To speak kindly does not hurt the tongue.
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All criminals turn preachers under the gallows.
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Great thieves punish little ones.
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In times of trouble leniency becomes crime.
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Curses are like chickens, they always come home.
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Custom is a tyrant.
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Danger past, God forgotten.
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A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.
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Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.
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We come and cry and that is life, we cry and go and that is death.
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Better to go to bed hungry than to wake up in debt.
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Out of debt, out of danger.
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Every cloud has a silver lining.
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Attack is the best form of defense.
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First deserve then desire.
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Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.
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Measure three times before you cut once.
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Speak the truth and shame the devil.
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When difficulties are overcome they begin blessing.
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You cannot be lost on a road that is straight.
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Step by step one goes very far.
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It is better to run back than run the wrong way.
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A colt is worth little if it does not break its halter.
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Better a living dog than a dead lion.
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How to dress? When the money is going from you wear anything you like. When the money is coming to you, dress your best.
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If a job's worth doing, it's worth doing well.
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Talk well of your friends and of your enemies say nothing.
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Six feet of earth make all men equal.
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By bravely enduring it, an evil which cannot be avoided is overcome
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Precept guides, but example draws.
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An ounce of practice is worth a pound of preaching.
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Practice what you preach.
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Don't cross the bridge till you come to it.
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The end justifies the means.
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The eye is the mirror of the soul.
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What the eye does not admire the heart does not desire.
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The face is the index of the mind.
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When someone is going downhill everyone likes to give them a kick.
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Weave in faith and God will find the thread.
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No one is worse, for knowing the worst of themselves.
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He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.
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That fear may reach all, punish but few.
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A scalded cat dreads cold water.
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Acts of kindness may soon be forgotten, but the memory of an offense remains.
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Fire is never a gentle master
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Many lick before they bite.
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If we did not flatter ourselves the flattery from others would not harm us.
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Think of many things, do only one.
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The most dangerous food to eat is a wedding cake.
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Seven's a banquet nine a brawl.
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Much meat, much disease.
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Hunger is a good cook.
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Gluttony kills more than the sword.
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A fool and his money are soon parted.
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The fool is always beginning to live.
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Force without forecast is to little avail.
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Forgive and forget.
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Never repeat old grievances.
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A reconciled friend is a double enemy.
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Those that do you a very ill deed will never forgive you.
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One's best fortune, or, their worst is their spouse.
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Speedy exception is the mother of good fortune.
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The time to make friends is before you need them.
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Short judgments make long friends.
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It is prosperity that gives us friends, adversity that proves them.
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A friend is someone who doesn't like the same people you do.
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Be slow in choosing a friend, but slower in changing him.
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Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound.
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Tomorrow never comes.
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Rule: Never perform card tricks for the people you play poker with.
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Gifts dissolve rocks.
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Gifts make their way through stone walls.
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A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses.
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It is better to finish something than begin.
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Man does what he can, God does what he will.
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Gossiping and lying go hand in hand.
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The first step toward greatness is to be honest.
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Grief is light that is capable of counsel.
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Good habits result from resisting temptation.
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Where one is wise two are happy.
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Many can bear adversity, but few contempt.
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Some evils are cured by contempt.
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The heart that truly loves never forgets.
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Not the glittering weapon fights the fight, but rather the hero's heart.
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No sheath shall hold what finds its home in flesh.
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A hundred years cannot repair a moment's loss of honor.
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Ease and honor are seldom bedfellows.
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Quit not certainty for hope.
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A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day.
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Better to be known as a sinner than a hypocrite.
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The hardest work of all is to do nothing.
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He that is doing nothing is seldom in need of helpers.
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Better to ask a question than to remain ignorant.
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What you don't know can't hurt you .
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Whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
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Even rabbits insult an dead lion.
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Little enemies and little wounds must not be despised.
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Kind words are worth much and they cost little.
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Kings have many ears and eyes.
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Who knows most believes least.
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The law helps those who watch, not those who sleep.
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The more laws the less justice.
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Where the law is uncertain there is no law.
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Lawyers and woodpeckers have long bills.
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Lawyers and painters can soon make what's black, white.
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Fools and obstinate men make lawyers rich.
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Possession is nine tenths of the law.
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By doing nothing we learn to do ill.
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Sloth is the key to poverty.
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Among the blind the one eyed is king.
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An army of deer would be more formidable commanded by a lion, than a an army of lions commanded by a stag.
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We learn by teaching.
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He has hard work who has nothing to do.
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The word that is heard perishes, but the letter that is written remains.
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They say is often a great liar.
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He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life's pleasures is like a blacksmith's bellows. He breathes, but does not live.
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A light heart lives long.
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Live today for tomorrow it will all be history.
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Young people talk of what they are doing; old people of what they have done; and fools of what they have a mind to do.
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Never tell your story to a deaf man.
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A hungry stomach has no ears.
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Love laughs at locksmiths.
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Love rules his kingdom without a sword.
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Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.
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Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love.
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A jack of both sides, is before long, trusted by nobody, and abused by both parties.
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Birds of a feather flock together.
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Luck is the idol of the idle.
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Nothing is more noble than politeness, and nothing more ridiculous than ceremony.
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Civility costs nothing.
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Choose your wife as you wish your children to be.
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Those that marry for money sell their liberty.
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Three things drive a man outdoors; smoke, a leaking roof and a scolding wife.
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You'll repent if you marry, and repent if you don't.
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Marrying is easy, it's housework that's hard.
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The multitude is always wrong.
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Masters who sacrifice for servants will receive the gift of loyalty.
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He who lives by medical prescriptions lives miserably.
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Quackery has no friend like gullibility.
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One lives in the world's memory only by what they have done in the world's behalf.
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Silent men like still waters, are deep and dangerous.
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Offenders never pardon.
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Merit is often an obstacle to fortune; the reason is it produces two bad effects, envy and fear.
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Money spent on the mind is never spent in vain.
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There is no greater misfortune, than to not be able to endure misfortune.
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Let not turn fun to mischief.
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When money is taken freedom is forsaken.
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The poor man's budget is full of schemes.
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A mother's heart is always with her children.
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Don't spur a willing horse.
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The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch.
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Nature surpasses nurture.
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Hedges between keep friendships green.
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Opportunities neglected can never be recovered.
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The back of one door is the face of another.
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Ownership is to fear.
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That which is escaped now is pain to come.
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Rome was not built in a day.
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Patience, money and time bring all things to past.
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Patience when teased is often transformed into rage.
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If you wish for peace be ready for war.
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When we can't find peace in ourselves it is vain to look for it elsewhere.
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The darkest hour is just before the dawn.
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Never say die.
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Persuasion is better than force.
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That which proves too much, proves nothing!
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When a heart is on fire, sparks always fly out of the mouth.
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If you can't get people to listen to you any other way, tell them it's confidential.
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Many talk like philosophers yet live like fools.
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Short lived pleasure is the parent of pain.
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The one who pleased everybody died before they were born.
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When poverty comes in the door love flies out the window.
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Poverty has no greater foe than bashfulness.
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Unless a serpent devour a serpent it will not become a dragon. Unless one power absorb another, it will not become great.
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He who pays the piper calls the tune.
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People blame themselves for the purpose of being praised.
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Praise makes good people better and bad people worse.
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One hour in the execution of justice is worth seventy years of prayer.
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No one can pray well, but those who live well.
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Short prayers reach heaven.
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No price is too low for a bear or too high for a bull.
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Pride and poverty don't get along, but often live together.
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He who begins and does not finish loves their pains.
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We hate delays by others, but sometimes it makes us wise.
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One of these days, is none of these days.
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Every convenience brings its own inconveniences along with it.
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He loses his thanks who promises and delays.
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There are no greater promisers than those who have nothing to give.
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Battle doesn't need a purpose; the battle is its own purpose.
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Quicker by taking more time.
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Pay beforehand if you would have your work poorly done.
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Could everything be done twice it would be done better.
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Respect starts with yourself.
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The burden one likes is cheerfully carried.
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How beautiful is it to do nothing, and then rest afterward.
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Riches have wings.
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God helps them that help themselves.
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The silent dog is the first to bite.
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Silence implies consent.
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Simplicity is the seal of truth.
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The soul is not where it lives, but where it loves.
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A little body often harbors a great soul.
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Speak when you are spoken to.
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Talking without thinking is like shooting without taking aim.
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The less people think the more they talk.
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Speak little and to the purpose.
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Speak and the man shall be shown.
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The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord.
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What is a big shot except a little shot that kept on shooting.
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To teach well, we need not say all that we know, Successful teachers are effective in spite of the psychological theories they suffer under.
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Never offer to teach a fish to swim.
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In teaching others we teach ourselves.
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He who does not research has nothing to teach.
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Whatever you teach, be brief; what is quickly said the mind readily receives and faithfully retains, while everything superfluous runs over as from a full container. Who knows much says least.
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A soft answer turneth away wrath.
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The longest day soon comes to an end.
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Soon enough is well enough.
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Now is the watchword of the wise.
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Lost time is never found again.
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Visits always give pleasure; if not the arrival, the departure.
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Time tries truth.
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Tell the truth and then run.
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Truth is the daughter of time.
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Truth fears nothing but concealment.
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The noblest vengeance is to forgive.
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Great is the victory that is gained without bloodshed.
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A rich widow weeps with one eye and signals with the other.
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As the person who has health is young, so the person who owes nothing is rich.
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You can't take it with you when you go.
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When the will is ready the feet are light.
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Who wills the end, wills the means.
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The one who wills is the one who can.
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By others faults the wise correct their own.
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Between the wish and the thing life lies waiting.
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A good wife and health is a mans best wealth.
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No wonder lasts over three days.
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A dog that barks much is never a good hunter.
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No bees, no honey; no work, no money.
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Plaster thick, some will stick.
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Want is the mother of industry.
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Too much zeal spoils everything.
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Zeal is like fire: it needs both feeding and watching.
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