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Our first teacher is our own heart.
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Learn as you'd live forever; live as you'd die tomorrow.
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It is better to be safe than to be sorry.
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He that can have patience can have what he will.
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We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.
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Fate can be taken by the horns, like a goat, and pushed in the right direction.
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Variety is the spice of life.
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If you can't help, don't hinder.
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A house without books is like a room without windows.
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You're not supposed to keep religion, it's supposed to keep you.
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A human learns how to talk early, but how to keep silent late.
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A life of leisure and a life of laziness are different things.
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One who cannot respect himself cannot respect another.
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Fear no man, and do justice to all men.
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He who can take advice is sometimes superior to those who give it.
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Though the devil is up early, God is up before him.
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Every man at his trade.
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Sweetest pleasures are the shortest.
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What's said can't be unsaid.
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Attitudes don't prove anything.
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Scheming seldom has success.
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No salary without service.
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It is a poor rule that will not work both ways.
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Opportunities, like eggs, come one at a time.
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The passions are like fire and water: good servants but bad masters.
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You can get far with a lie, but not come back.
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Never quarrel with one's bread and butter.
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He that tells a secret is another's servant.
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Despair never pays any debts.
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There are many witty men whose brains can't fill their bellies.
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What a man can be is born with him; what he becomes is a result of his environment.
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Beware the anger of a patient man.
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Ambition is putting a ladder against the sky.
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Home is the father's kingdom, the children's paradise, the mother's world.
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First endure, then pity, then embrace.
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