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Proverbs

First time is a favor, second time is a rule.


Before you hit the dog, find out the name of his master.


He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount.


Failure is the mother of success.


Dig the well before you are thirsty.


Beauty is the wisdom of women. Wisdom is the beauty of men.


If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it.


Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.


Climb mountains to see lowlands.


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.


The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.


To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.


Raise your sail one foot and you get ten feet of wind.


If you bow at all, bow low.


Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.


Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.


The one who plants the tree is not the one who will enjoy its shade.


Don't open a shop unless you like to smile.


A friend to everybody is a friend to nobody.


A diamond with a flaw is worth more than a pebble without imperfections.


The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The next best time is now.












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