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None but the brave deserve the fair.
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He that is fallen cannot help him that is down.
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He that will have a cake out of the wheat must tarry the grinding.
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Law governs man, and reason the law.
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Better bend the back than bruise your forehead.
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Wine sets an edge to wit.
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Love laughs at locksmiths.
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Business first, pleasure after.
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Ever since we wear clothes, we know not each other.
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Use soft words and hard arguments.
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He helps little that helps not himself.
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It is better to conceal one's knowledge than to reveal one's knowledge.
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The shortest answer is doing.
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A flow will have an ebb.
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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.
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There is small choice in rotten apples.
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Sit in your place and none can make you rise.
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Repentance comes too late.
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Swearing never catches fish.
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The devil tempts some, but an idle man tempts the devil.
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The body is sooner dressed than the soul.
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Dogs wag their tails not so much in love to you as to your bread.
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He that will enter into paradise must have a good key.
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He that marries late marries ill.
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See a pin and pick it up, all the day you'll have good luck.
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Confine your tongue lest it confine you.
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Women and their wills are dangerous ills.
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Boldness in business is the first, second, and third thing.
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Neither borrow nor flatter.
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Gold dust blinds all eyes.
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The folly of one man is the fortune of another.
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A good face is a letter of recommendation.
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A disease known is half cured.
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Law cannot persuade where it cannot punish.
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He that plants trees loves others besides himself.
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The measure of our sacrifice is the measure of our love.
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Luck is the idol of the idle.
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You cannot make people honest by an Act of Parliament.
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There is better fish in the sea than have ever been caught.
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A sin confessed is half forgiven.
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No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken.
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