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A good laugh and long sleep are the two best cures in the doctor's book.
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A kind word never broke anyone's mouth.
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Patience can conquer destiny.
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The man of courage never lost it.
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Do not show your teeth until you can bite.
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Many an honest heart beats under a ragged coat.
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Fame lives on after death.
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As you live yourself, you judge your neighbour.
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If you put a silk suit on a goat it is still a goat.
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Friends are like fiddle-strings and they must not be screwed too tightly.
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Don't crow till you're out of the woods.
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A foot that stirs not gets nothing.
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A good heart never went to Hell.
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I would rather have a clever woman than a rich one.
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Youth does not mind where it sets foot.
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Luck and laziness go hand in hand.
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Fame endures longer than life.
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Don't throw out even dirty water until you have the clean water in.
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Every army that attacks not will be attacked.
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Patience conquers destiny.
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Beauty will not make the pot boil.
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On an unknown path every foot is slow.
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There is no use in talking when the harm is done.
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Woe to him who fails in his obligations.
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Knowledge comes through practice.
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Better is an ass that carries you than a horse that throws you.
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A drink is shorter than a story.
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A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
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A good retreat is better than a poor fight.
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It's easy to halve the potato where there's love.
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Many a rose-cheeked apple is rotten at the core.
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If there is a way into the wood there is also a way out of it.
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The wearer best knows where the shoe pinches.
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There is no place like home.
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Let him who will take no advice have conflict.
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The well-fed does not understand the lean.
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Willows are weak but they bind other wood.
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A light heart lives long.
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The only cure for love is marriage.
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Buy the trickster, and you need have no fear of the honest man.
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Hills far away are green but they often have sour bottoms.
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