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Don't imitate the fly before you have wings.
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Bear with evil and expect good.
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Who never climbed, never fell.
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Fresh fish and new-come guests smell when they are three days old.
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Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
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A wise fox will never rob his neighbour's hen roost.
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Money is a good servant but a bad master.
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There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience.
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Envy goes beyond avarice.
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Make yourself a sheep and the wolf will eat you.
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When all other sins are old avarice is still young.
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An enemy does not sleep.
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The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.
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Nothing is as burdensome as a secret.
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The eagle does not hunt flies.
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The sign of wisdom is a continual cheerfulness.
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What you are doing, do thoroughly.
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Anger is a bad counselor.
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When the blind man carries the banner, woe to those who follow.
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True nobility is invulnerable.
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When the dog is drowning every one brings him water.
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Too much scratching smarts; too much talking harms.
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It is only at the tree loaded with fruit that people throw stones.
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Communities begin by building their kitchen.
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It is all one whether you are bit by a dog or a bitch.
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The best driver will sometimes upset.
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The fox thinks everybody eats poultry like himself.
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Money is round; it must roll.
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Forty is the old age of youth; 50 is the youth of old age.
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Life is an onion which one peels crying.
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Don't snap your fingers at the dogs before you are out of the village.
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Every one bears his cross.
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He who threatens is afraid.
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Everything in time comes to him who knows how to wait.
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Great thieves hang the little ones.
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One meets his destiny often in the road he takes to avoid it.
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From short pleasure long repentance.
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The only victory over love is flight.
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There are no foolish trades, there are only foolish people.
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Between the word and the deed there is a long step.
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One must step back to make the better leap.
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He who cannot work out his salvation by heart will not do it by book.
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Desperate ills require desperate remedies.
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