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One who starts out to seek contentment finds great wealth.
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A silent fool can pass for a wise man.
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Experience is not a kind teacher, but it is always a truthful one.
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One who is discontent is already poor.
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That which is beautiful is not always good. But that which is good is always beautiful.
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When one is prepared, difficulties do not come.
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Anyone can sail a ship when the sea is calm.
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A young branch takes all the bends one gives it.
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Do not create in anger what you lack in reason.
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A clever horse needs only one touch of the whip.
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Learning is like the horizon: there is no limit.
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Necessity brings strength and perseverance.
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Ability in itself is nothing when denied opportunity.
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It is wiser to vent anger than to contain it.
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Better to be too sceptical than to be too trusting.
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Even the gods and immortals sometimes make mistakes.
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Paper and brush may kill a man; you don't need a knife.
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An old broom has its value.
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When the itch is inside the boot, scratching outside provides little consolation.
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To make steel pure, one must refine a hundred times.
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The young and bold favor speed, while the old and the experienced move slowly.
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We grow old fast. We grow wise slowly.
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The obstinate person does not possess opinions; they possess him.
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One who is a slave to his senses cannot rein his will into submission.
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A fish not caught by the hook may be caught by a net.
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Do not intimidate. Empower.
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Everyone can hear your song, but only those who love you will hear your sigh.
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In the land of hope, there is no winter.
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