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The mind is for seeing, the heart is for hearing.
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No crowd ever waited at the gates of patience.
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If destiny does not fit you, fit yourself to destiny.
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They were two, but united. We were a hundred, but divided.
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The garlic said to the onion: "You stink!"
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Though pepper is a tiny thing, its taste is mighty powerful.
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Laziness keeps on and on, but it arrives at poverty.
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Do good and throw it in the Tigris and God will repay you in the desert.
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What is learned in youth is carved in stone.
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Wishing does not make a poor man rich.
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The barking of dogs does not reduce the beggar's daily allotment.
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How can the eater of dates forbid the eating of dates?
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Money finds money, water finds the puddle.
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A book is like a garden carried in a pocket.
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Threaten him with death so that he may be content with fever.
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When you cannot bite a hand, kiss it.
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To pass the night in the cold is better than the hospitality of a monkey.
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The camel has his projects, and the camel driver has his projects.
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The camel does not see his own hump, he sees only the hump of his brother.
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Beware of an enemy, even though he be only an ant.
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What can an old harlot do but repent of her misdeeds?
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If you dress in gold or silk, you are still the same green grocer.
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Good deeds return to the house of their author.
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Instead of opening your mouth, open your eyes.
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Unguarded property teaches people to steal.
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The walls have mice and the mice have ears.
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The day obliterates the promise of the night.
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The dog barks and the caravan passes on.
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An egg-stealer will at last turn into a camel-stealer.
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Women are the whips of Satan.
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He who gives the money makes the fife play.
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To a lover, melancholy is no shame.
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Hearing is never as good as seeing.
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An intelligent foe is better than a silly friend.
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Ask the experienced rather than the learned.
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Much talk makes no money.
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An old monkey does not learn dancing.
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The brave dies, his name remains.
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Beauty cannot be by force.
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Season resembles no season.
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He who desires tranquility must be deaf, blind, and tongueless.
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Worries about children continue until death.
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