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A fool may throw into a well a stone which a hundred wise men cannot pull out.
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There would be no good fortune had misfortune not helped.
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Mass is not repeated for the deaf.
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When God will punish, he will first take away the understanding.
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Living mindlessly is paradise.
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If you live without being a father you will die without having been a human being.
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A handful of dirt is pleasing if it's your own land.
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Everything is funny as along as it happens to someone else.
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Rain falls alike on the just and the unjust.
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There is only one good - knowledge. There is only one evil - ignorance.
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Worship the gods of where you live.
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The first snow does not mean winter, nor the first love marriage.
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Paper is patient - you can put anything on it.
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A spoken word is not a sparrow. Once it flies out, you can't catch it.
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One mangy sheep spoils the whole herd.
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There is no such fiery love that would not be cooled down by marriage.
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Once one has finished ringing, one should get out of the bell tower.
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Good deeds travel far; bad ones farther.
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Respect your teachers more than your parents.
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It's not for stealing that you are punished, but for getting caught.
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The world has been based on injustice since time immemorial.
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Without skill you cannot even catch a louse.
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Accidents will happen in the best-regulated families.
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We do not even get death free of charge, for it costs us our life.
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The devil is poor, he has no God.
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Only saints may censure others.
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Mesure seven times, but cut only once.
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He who brings up something from the past should ahve his eye put out.
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Seek the brave in prison and the stupid amongst the clergy.
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If you drink you die, if you don't drink you die, so it is better to drink.
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If you have had enough of your friend, grant him a loan.
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Heaven has many cracks through which God can see.
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Luck and bad luck are driving in the same sledge.
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Still waters can burst dams.
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Dreams are dreadful but God is merciful.
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One misfortune is no disaster.
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If you chase after two rabbits, you won't even catch one.
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No bones are broken by a mother's fist.
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Something well cared for lasts two centuries.
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Love makes the owl seem prettier than a white falcon.
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