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Don't find fault with what you don't understand.
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Foxes come at last to the furrier's.
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Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
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Justifying a fault doubles it.
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The devil is not always at a poor man's door.
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A good swordsman is never quarrelsome.
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Let him who is cold blow the fire.
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Fools go in throngs.
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A girl unemployed is thinking of mischief.
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Bring up a raven and he will peck out your eyes.
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Easy to say is hard to do.
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He who judges between two friends loses one of them.
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He who carries nothing loses nothing.
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He sleeps securely who has nothing to lose.
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War makes robbers, peace hangs them.
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God gives the cold according to the cloth.
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Love does wonders, but money makes marriage.
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He is a great fool who forgets himself.
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The first blow is as good as two.
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Iron may be rubbed so long that it gets heated.
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A tender-hearted mother makes a scabby daughter.
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Who pays soon borrows when he will.
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The miser and the pig are of no use till dead.
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One half of the world laughs at the other.
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A woman laughs when she can and weeps when she pleases.
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Old reckonings breed new disputes.
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What the colt learns in youth he continues in old age.
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The last comers are often the masters.
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He who begins and does not finish loses his labor.
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Who loves well, chastises well.
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Married today, marred tomorrow.
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The belly overrules the head.
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One must lose a minnow to catch a salmon.
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The first step is all the difficulty.
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He may lie boldly who comes from afar.
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A great estate is not gotten in a few hours.
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Youth may stray afar yet return at last.
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Do not make two devils of one.
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Link by link the coat of mail is made.
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A fine cage won't feed the bird.
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Let not your shirt know your thinking.
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While the dogs are growling at each other, the wolf devours the sheep.
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