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When I rest, I rust.
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Love your neighbour but don't tear down the fence.
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He who prizes little things is worthy of great ones.
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Instead of complaining that the rosebush is full of thorns, be happy that the thorn bush has
roses.
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Anger without power is folly.
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To remain young while growing old is the highest blessing.
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To change and to improve are two different things.
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Coffee and love are best when they are hot.
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Speaking is silver, silence is gold.
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Luck sometimes visits a fool, but it never sits down with him.
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A poor person isn't he who has little, but he who needs a lot.
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Age does not protect from foolishness.
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When a dove begins to associate with crows its feathers remain white but its heart grows
black.
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Attack is the best defense.
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He who conquers his anger conquers an enemy.
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The greatest step is out the door.
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There is no better gambling than not to gamble.
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Do not hang all at one nail.
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The wise man has long ears and a short tongue.
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Love grows with obstacles.
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When the root is worthless, so is the tree.
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A doctor and farmer know more than a doctor alone.
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Everybody thinks his own cuckoo sings better than another's nightingale.
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War is pleasant to those who have not tried it.
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Where wine goes in, modesty goes out.
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He who pays his debts, betters his condition.
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Self-praise stinks.
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Half the world laughs at the other half.
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Money in the purse dispels melancholy.
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Rich people are everywhere at home.
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A slice of ham is better than a fat pig in a dream.
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A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
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He who blows in the fire will get sparks in his eyes.
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Constant dropping wears the stone.
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Exchange is no robbery.
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Every hare may pluck the dead lion's mane.
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He who does not bait his hook catches nothing.
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A sparrow in the hand is better than a pigeon on the roof.
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Without knowledge, without sin.
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The empty wagon must make room for the full one.
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