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Without stooping down for the mushroom, you cannot put it in your basket.
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Freedom for the free and heaven for the saved.
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One naturally prefers one's own kind.
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Your tongue will get you to Kiev.
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You cannot make a soft bed for everyone.
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Shoot a magpie and a crow, and soon you'll hit a falcon.
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Plan your life as though you were going to live forever, but live today as if you were going to
die tomorrow.
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One fisherman knows another from afar.
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An ill-paying job is better than a lucrative heist.
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When the fight's over, don't wave your fists.
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One can even get used to living in Hell.
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A good borrower is a lazy payer.
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It takes all kinds of trees to make a forest.
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He who plants a hedge around his garden invites it to be jumped.
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Intoxication is not the wine's fault but man's.
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You don't need to have one hundred rubles if you have one hundred friends.
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Poverty is not a sin, it is something worse.
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Let your heart go and it will lead you into slavery.
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A fool hopes to get honey, even from wasps.
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Happiness is not a horse, you cannot harness it.
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Lovers seek willingly new roads; the married seek the old.
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Moscow does not believe in tears.
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If you tickle yourself, you can laugh when you like.
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As your heart, so is your word.
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Do not rejoice over the first gain.
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A reserve doesn't tear the pocket and doesn't ask to be fed.
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You ride as you like on your own horse.
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As the seed is, so is the fruit.
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To be a complete man one should have spent three years at a public school, one at a
university and two in prison.
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Love and hunger are the foundation stones of all things.
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Where there's counsel, there's also love.
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One passes by the cemetery so often that in the end one falls into it.
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A near neighbour is better than a distant relative.
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As you make your bed, so you will sleep.
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The court is straight but the judge is crooked.
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Too much luck is dangerous.
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No one makes contracts with God.
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A bad peace is better than a good war.
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Cowards don't play at cards.
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Defile not the spring from which you may drink.
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Don't be afraid of a loss, then you will get profit.
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