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A farmer on his knees is higher than a gentleman on his legs.
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Don't judge a man until you've walked in his boots.
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Actions speak louder than words.
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If we blame others for our failures, we should also give them credit for our success.
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Weak men wait for opportunities, strong men make them.
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Marrying for love is risky, but God smiles on it.
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A friend who shares is a friend who cares.
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Too much force breeds suspicion.
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Learning makes a good man better and a bad man worse.
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Laws too gentle are seldom obeyed; too severe, seldom executed.
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Compromise makes a good umbrella but a poor roof.
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Perseverance is failing nineteen times and succeeding the twentieth.
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Men are punished by their sins, not for them.
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A gracious woman obtains honor, and strong men obtain riches.
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Whoever gossips to you will gossip of you.
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Drive your business, let not that drive you.
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Who spends before he thrives will beg before he thinks.
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The wife should be blind and the husband deaf.
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Use makes everything easy.
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A fair flower springs out of a dunghill.
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One deed is worth a thousand speeches.
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There never was a pitcher that wouldn't spill.
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Pride costs us more than hunger, thirst and cold.
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You must go behind the door to mend old breeches.
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Small circumstances produce great events.
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The fates lead the willing man; an unwilling man they drag.
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More die of food than famine.
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Three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog, and ready money.
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A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.
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Comparisons make enemies of our friends.
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Character is what you are in the dark when no one else is around.
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Young courage and old caution are a strong pair.
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Kindle not a fire that you cannot extinguish.
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Business neglected is business lost.
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A man in passion rides a mad horse.
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If you have wit and learning, add to it wisdom and modesty.
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A hen frightened from her nest is hard to get back.
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Nothing dries sooner than a tear.
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Nothing risked, nothing gained.
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Pride is the last vice a good man gets clear of.
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Dreams are what you hope for; reality is what you plan for.
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