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Self-praise amounts to self-condemnation.
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Everyone is as God made him and very often worse.
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The throat must pay for what the tongue may say.
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He who is ignorant at home is ignorant abroad.
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He who strikes first strikes twice.
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He who gives what he can is no further obligated.
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There's no better mirror than an old friend.
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You must not tell all that you know, nor judge all that you see, if you would live in peace.
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By the claw you may know the lion.
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One man driven by distress does as much as thirty.
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There is no choosing between two things of no value.
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Avarice commonly occasions injury to the person who displays it.
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He who walks with wolves learns to howl.
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Walk your own road and bear your own load.
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Better to be red-faced once than hundred times purple.
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It is better to be a fool than obstinate.
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Evil falls on him who goes to seek it.
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Who suffers much is likely to find comfort in very little.
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Everyone is eager to play the piano, but few are willing to carry it on.
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Courtesy is compatible with bravery.
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A full stomach gladdens the heart.
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Deeds, not words, are the true language of love.
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God speaks for the man who holds his peace.
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To win a dispute is to gain a chicken and lose a cow.
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Great deeds are reserved for great men.
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Better one timely squawk than constant talk.
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Though the cage be made of gold, it's still a prison.
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Trust your best friend as you would your worst enemy.
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Blood boils without flame.
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It's not the able that give, but the desirous.
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If you would be a good judge, pay attention to what everyone says.
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He who does not honor his wife dishonors himself.
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Ten who shout obtain more than ten who remain silent.
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False hope kills more readily than bitter truth.
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A secret between two is God's secret; a secret between three is known to all.
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Look at the man you serve and you will see how much you are esteemed.
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There's no worse struggle than one that never begins.
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Fear never uses a donkey to ride away.
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God speaks for the man who holds his peace.
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Fortune is like a wall that falls on those who lean on it.
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