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Common sense goes further than much learning.
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Curiosity always finds knowledge.
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Advice given at the right time is better than gold given at the wrong time.
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More powerful than any army is an idea whose time has arrived.
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One who has conquered himself is worthy of leadership.
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The leaves of the tree are many, but the root is one. When the root is firm the branches
flourish.
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If one eats less, one will taste more.
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In a struggle between strength and patience, patience will win.
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The individual is the only one who can rescue his own spirit.
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Pride and prejudice are brothers.
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Wait long, strike fast.
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To climb a ladder you must start at the bottom.
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First attain skill, creativity comes later.
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Trials are blessings in disguise.
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Harsh words and poor reasoning never settle anything.
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Without experience one gains no wisdom.
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He who does not accept cash when offered is no businessman.
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A poor workman should not blame his tools.
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There is no wealth above a healthy body and a happy heart.
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Learn as if life is one continuous lesson.
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It is cheaper to give a small sum than to lend a large amount.
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Any garment will fit one who is naked.
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If you are standing upright, do not be concerned if your shadow is crooked.
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Intelligence is endowed, but wisdom is learned.
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A great general need not blow his own trumpet.
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It is better to like what you have than to have what you like.
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Our needs are few, but our wants increase with our possessions.
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One may give up a father though he be a magistrate, but not a mother though she be a
beggar.
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Water quenches thirst and food sates our hunger, but no amount of gold will satisfy greed.
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A Buddha made of mud crossing a river cannot protect himself.
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If your books are unread, your descendants will be ignorant.
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Two barrels of tears will not heal a bruise.
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Those who need advice most will accept it least.
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A long journey tests a horse; a long-drawn-out conflict tests a friendship.
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If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.
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We gain more knowledge from failures than from success.
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One who does not like to read is equal to one who cannot read.
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Even the tallest tower started from the ground.
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Either do not begin or, having begun, do not give up.
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Wisdom is attained by learning when to hold one's tongue.
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Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.
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