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A loan is like rice eaten. It is soon forgotten.
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Refusal to cooperate with evil is equal to cooperating with good.
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He who digs a hole for another may fall in himself.
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Victory belongs to the most persevering.
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Govern a family as you would fry a small fish: very, very carefully.
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Do not learn to desire what you do not deserve.
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Greed comes into one's heart to steal peace of mind.
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Limitations are but boundaries created inside our minds.
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He who loves music learns to soothe his own sorrows.
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Fools who are in a hurry drink with chopsticks.
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One must lose a worm to catch a fish.
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Sit atop the mountain and watch the tigers fight.
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If you want to buy anything, ask three merchants.
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Dress well and you will open all doors.
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All good relationships are rooted in trust.
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He who hurries cannot walk with dignity.
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If you cannot catch fish, catch shrimps.
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A wolf may lose its fangs, but not its inclinations.
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Control the winds by trimming your sails.
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One looks up at a worthy person as one looks up to a mountain.
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Wise men may be learned. Learned men may not be wise.
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Discretion is the trusted friend of wisdom. A wise head must possess a closed mouth.
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Beware of one with a honeyed tongue and a sword in the belly.
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If friends have faith in each other, life and death are of no consequence.
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If a family lives in harmony, all affairs will prosper.
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Examine the neighborhood before you choose your house.
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It is better to enter the mouth of a tiger than a court of law.
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When buying a house, check the beams; when choosing a wife, check the mother.
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The old horse in the stable still yearns to run 1000 miles.
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Exit the door, check the weather. Enter the door, check the face.
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One should not abuse authority. To go beyond is as wrong as to fall short.
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True success comes from within. Do not hope to strengthen the weak by weakening the
strong.
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In a crisis, people grow wisdom.
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To be unhappy over what one lacks is to waste what one already possesses.
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It is better to be completely ignorant than to be ill taught.
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Kill the chicken to frighten the monkey.
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To conquer one hundred times out of one hundred, study yourself and your opponent well.
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Anyone can buy a good house, but good neighbours are priceless.
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Even the weakest ink lasts longer than the strongest memory.
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An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every
opportunity.
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