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Everyone is weary: the poor in seeking, the rich in keeping, the good in learning.
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It's good to have some friends both in heaven and hell.
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An empty bag cannot stand upright.
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Evil be to him who thinks it.
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A man of courage never wants weapons.
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The first faults are theirs that commit them, the second theirs that permit them.
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Gnaw the bone which is fallen to thy lot.
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You should lie down with the lambs and rise with the lark.
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Better a little chiding than a good deal of heartache.
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In every country dogs bite.
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He who has daughters is always a shepherd.
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Fair exchange is no robbery.
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At the end of the game the king and the pawn go into the same bag.
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Eagles fly alone.
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A living dog is better than a dead lion.
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If you rock the cradle empty, then you shall have babies plenty.
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He that marries for wealth sells his liberty.
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Teaching of others teaches the teacher.
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Faint heart never won fair lady.
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Learning makes a good man better and an ill man worse.
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The greatest talkers are always the least doers.
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Providing is preventing.
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One sword keeps another in the sheath.
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The hardest step is over the threshold.
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Take away the cause and the effect must cease.
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The eagle does not catch flies.
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You may find your worst enemy or best friend in yourself.
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Friends tie their purse with a cobweb thread.
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A closed mouth makes a wise head.
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Our sins and our debts are always greater than we take them to be.
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He that is fallen cannot help him that is down.
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Beauty and honesty seldom agree.
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The charitable give out at the door and God puts in at the window.
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Where your will is ready your feet are light.
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The fall of a leaf is a whisper to the living.
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Wit is more often a shield than a lance.
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The wolf knows what the ill beast thinks.
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He that knows nothing, doubts nothing.
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He who lives according to nature will never be poor, and he who lives according to opinion
will never be rich.
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Love is a sweet torment.
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Five hours sleeps a traveler, seven a scholar, eight a merchant, and eleven every knave.
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