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Try to reason about love and you will lose your reason.
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The doctor is often more to be feared than the disease.
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Those who live in a glass house should not throw stones.
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He who can govern a woman can govern a nation.
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Fortune helps him who's willing to help himself.
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A good deed is not without reward.
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Good advice is often annoying, bad advice never.
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Don't bark if you can't bite.
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Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love.
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Beauty and folly are often companions.
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Children are what they are made.
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Better buy than borrow.
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When a fool goes to Rome, the same fool returns from there.
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A good husband should be deaf and a good wife blind.
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Friends are lost by calling often and calling seldom.
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The clever wife makes her husband an apron.
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Young men forgive, old men never.
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Gambling is the son of avarice and the father of despair.
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A big nose never spoiled a handsome face.
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He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear.
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He cannot be a friend to any one who is his own enemy.
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Bad news has wings.
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A thing too much seen is little prized.
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Not every sort of wood is fit to make an arrow.
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When the tree is down everybody runs to the branches.
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Things promised are things due.
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The early riser is healthy, cheerful, and industrious.
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One hour's sleep before midnight is better than three after it.
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He that has not money in his purse should have honey in his mouth.
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Tired folks are quarrelsome.
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One learns by failing.
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He who fondles you more than usual has either deceived you, or wishes to do so.
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He gains enough who loses sorrow.
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Do not strip before bedtime.
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To know a man well one must have eaten a bushel of salt with him.
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A drowning man clings to a blade of grass.
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Everyone takes his pleasure where he finds it.
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One may go a long way after one is tired.
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Money borrowed is soon sorrowed.
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Promising and performing are two things.
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A fool is always beginning.
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A silver hammer breaks an iron door.
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