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To live long and well, employ moderation.
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Judge not one who tries and fails, but one who fails to try.
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A couple who spends one happy day together is blessed with a hundred days of affection.
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The foolish will confuse power with greatness.
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Just as incense emits no fragrance until it is burned, talent is not recognized until it is used.
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A drop of water shall be returned with a burst of spring.
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Success and fortune will follow the brave.
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One who is wise enough to secure the good of other has secured his own.
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A wise person knows when to play the foul.
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Kindness is the best quality of the soul.
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Kind words can be brief and simple, yet they echo in our memories forever.
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Judge a person not by his ability to make money, but by his ability to retain it.
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The best form of flattery is to master the art of listening.
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In anger, a person becomes a danger to himself and to others.
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One who seeks beauty with a pure heart finds what he is searching for.
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To beat a tiger one must have a brother's help.
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Courtesy is the mark of a civilized person.
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If all your life you have had a clear conscience, you need not fear a knock at the door at
midnight.
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You raise flowers for a year; you see them for but ten days.
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When the sky is clear, carry an umbrella.
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When the blind leads the blind, indeed they will both fall into the water.
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He who has seen little marvels much.
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One who gains mastery will create his own opportunities.
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A bridge is not built from one piece of wood.
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Following virtue is like climbing a hill; following evil, like slipping down a precipice.
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When you enter a country, inquire as to what is forbidden; when you cross a boundary, ask
about the customs.
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A woman's sword is her tongue, and she does not let it rust.
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Love and leprosy: few escape.
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Keeping company with the wicked is like living in a fish market: One becomes used to the
foul odor.
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Jade is shaped to become a valuable tool.
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If the family lives in harmony, all affairs will prosper.
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One who wastes talent throws away his blessings.
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One who is tripped by the foot can get up again; one who is tripped by the tongue may not.
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To force the untrained into battle is to waste your troops.
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A great fire may follow a tiny spark.
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Alms given openly will be rewarded in secret.
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Unless there is opposing wind, a kite cannot rise.
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Better to bend in the wind than to break.
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A man must despise himself before others will.
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The wind and the waves seem always to favor the best sailors.
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