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True generosity is the ability to accept ingratitude.
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Defeat isn't bitter if you don't swallow it.
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A long life may not be good enough, but a good life is long enough.
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Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.
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It is not often that a man's reputation outlasts his money.
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Reality never surpasses imagination.
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To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
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Philosophy means being able to explain why you are happy when you are poor.
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Patience waers out stones.
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Paddle your own canoe.
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If passion drives, let reason hold the reins.
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All things were once impossible.
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There's no hanging a man for his thoughts.
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To know all is to forgive all.
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Keep your eyes wide open before marriage; half-shut afterwards.
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In a united family, happiness springs up of itself.
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A wise child is father's bliss.
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We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
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All general rules have their exceptions.
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Three may accord, but two never can.
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Good fences make good neighbors.
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Discount is good pay.
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Who rises late must trot all the day.
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Let the best horse leap the hedge first.
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Envy is destroyed by true friendship.
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If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
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Experience is a comb which fate gives to man when his hair is all gone.
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Women are ships and must be manned.
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A lazy youth, a lousy age.
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On an unknown path every foot is slow.
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The happiest place in the world to live is within one's income.
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It is easy for a man in health to preach patience to the sick.
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A little help is worth a lot of pity.
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Success is a ladder that cannot be climbed with your hands in your pocket.
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Choose your love, then love your choice.
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Beauty without virtue is a rose without fragrance.
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To command one must learn to obey.
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Hell is full of good meanings, but heaven is full of good works.
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Advice is least heeded when most needed.
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