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Walk softly but carry a big stick.
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The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
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An apple a day keeps the doctor away.
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By learning you will teach; by teaching you will learn.
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One of these days is none of these days.
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He preaches well that lives well.
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He that always fears danger always feels it.
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He is not lauhed at that laughs at himself first.
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The difficult is done at once, the impossible takes a bit longer.
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If you want to be loved, be loveable.
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Nothing succeeds like success.
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Little strokes fell great oaks.
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Write with the learned, but speak with the vulgar.
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Laugh and the world laughs with you, weep and you weep alone.
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Faith will move mountains.
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A golden key can open any door.
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The best throw of the dice is to throw them away.
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Better to be envied than pitied.
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He knows enough that can live and hold his peace.
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A woman's strength is in her tongue.
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He keeps his road well enough who gets rid of bad company.
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Riches serve a wise man but command a fool.
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Old thanks pay not for a new debt.
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An old cart well used may last out a new one abused.
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A fool's tongue is long enough to cut his own throat.
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Women want the best first, and the best always.
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He is not fit for riches who is afraid to use them.
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Crumb not your bread before you taste your porridge.
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A good lawyer makes a bad neighbour.
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God helps those who help themselves.
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A lie has no legs, but a scandal has wings.
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If you make songs about yourself, you can't blame other people for singing them.
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If you would know secrets, look for them in grief or pleasure.
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Better untaught than ill taught.
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Tell your friend a lie, and if he keeps it a secret, tell him the truth.
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Kick an attorney downstairs and he will stick to you for life.
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No risk, no gain.
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When passion entereth at the foregate, wisdom goeth out of the postern.
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Prayer knocks till the door opens.
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Respect is the younger brother to love.
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A waiting appetite kindles many a spite.
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The safest antidote against sorrow is employment.
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Eat leeks in March, garlic in May, all the rest of the year the doctors may play.
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Burn not your house to scare away the mice.
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