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Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand.
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One who refuses to look ahead will remain behind.
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If your mind is strong, all difficult things will become easy;
if your mind is weak, all easy things will become difficult.
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He who has no coin has no power.
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The hand that gives is greater than the hand that takes.
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When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily
with the other.
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With happiness comes wisdom into the heart.
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One who is wise in strategy carries an army in his mind.
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Giving your son a skill is better than giving him one thousand pieces of gold.
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Compromise is always a temporary achievement.
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Tenacity and adversity are old foes.
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Do not hope to reach a destination without leaving the shore.
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Be slow to promise but quick to perform.
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Nobody's family can hang up the sign: "Nothing the matter here."
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A dragon stranded in a shallow water furnishes amusement for the shrimps.
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Better to drink the weak tea of a friend than the sweet wine of an enemy.
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Those who are prospering do not argue about taxes.
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The two words, peace and tranquility, are worth a thousand pieces of gold.
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Always treat your friends as when you first met them; then in old age you will have no
hatred in your heart.
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A spark can start a fire that burns the entire prairie.
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Be the master of your money, not its slave.
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Riding a mule while looking for a horse.
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Concealed talents benefit no one.
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Only time and effort bring proficiency.
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Do not profit from the misfortune of others.
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Learning without thought is opportunity lost.
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The small man thinks that small acts of goodness are of no benefit - and does not do them;
and that small deeds of evil do not harm - and does not abstain from them.
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Experience is a comb that we receive just when we are going bald.
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If you want your children to have a quiet life, let them always be a little hungry and cold.
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Think before you speak, and do not speak all that you think.
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When times are easy we do not burn incense, but when trouble comes we embrace the feet
of the Buddha.
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Love, anger and money betray themselves.
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If Heaven creates a man, there must be some use for him.
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You must persevere to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks.
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If a man has no enemies, fortune has ignored him.
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What is fated to be yours will always return to you.
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It is difficult to forgive those who steal our time.
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Adversity brings us into deep waters not to drown us, but to cleanse us.
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A frequent path will become a road.
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