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The brains of the fox will be of little service if you play with the paw of a lion.
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God looks to clean hands, not to full ones.
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When in motion, to push on is easy.
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The fish will soon be caught that nibbles at every bait.
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A man has a choice to begin love, but not to end it.
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You must lose a fly to catch a trout.
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Good judgement comes from experience, and experience comes from poor judgement.
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He that endures is not overcome.
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A man may die old at thirty and young at eighty.
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They who have much business must have much pardon.
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Injuries we write in marble, kindnesses in dust.
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You can't judge a book by its cover.
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He who eats until he is ill must fast until he is well.
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Patience is a bitter plant, but it has sweet fruit.
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The hand that gives gathers.
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Many things grow in the garden which were never sowed.
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An old dog barks not in vain.
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Children and fools speak the truth.
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Sit a while and go a mile.
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He that weighs the wind must have a steady hand.
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Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.
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Better to play with the ears than with the tongue.
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Great barkers are no biters.
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Deeds are fruits, words are but leaves.
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Lose an hour in the morning and you'll be all day hunting for it.
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An evil lesson is soon learned.
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Half the truth is often a whole lie.
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The tailor makes the man.
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In every beginning, think of the end.
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Love your neighbour, yet pull not down your hedge.
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When a man repeats a promise again and again, he means to fail you.
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The fool wanders, the wise man travels.
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A grain of prudence is worth a pound of craft.
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A man is as old as he feels, a woman as old as she looks.
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There is more pleasure in loving than in being loved.
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A friend to all is a friend to none.
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It is the farmer's care that makes the field bear.
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He who will throw a stone at every dog which barks has need of a great satchel or pocket.
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Every question requires not an answer.
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A man has choice to begin love, but not to end it.
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You cannot run with the hare and hunt with the hounds.
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Small cheer and great welcome make a great feast.
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