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    Fear less, hope more; Eat less, chew more; Whine less, breathe more; Talk less, say more; Love more, and all good things will be yours

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    Remember that everyone you meet is afraid of something, loves something, and has lost something

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    Love me when I least deserve it, because that's when I really need it.

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    Life is not a continuum of pleasant choices, but of inevitable problems that call for strength, determination, and hard work

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    Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we're here we should dance

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    The best things in life are free.

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    If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't buy

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    The error of one moment becomes the sorrow of a whole life

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    Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

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    Live your own life, for you will die your own death

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    The first half of life is spent in longing for the second - the second half in regretting the first

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    Do not look where you fell but where you slipped

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    You cannot prevent the birds of sadness from passing over your head, but you can prevent their making a nest in your hair

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    If you want to be happy for a year, plant a garden; If you want to be happy for life, plant a tree.

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    Life is not living, but being in health.

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    A life without love is like a year without summer.

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    Life is an onion and one peels it crying

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    Let go over a cliff, die completely, and then come back to life - after that you cannot be deceived

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    Life works out - but not as you expect it

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    Life begins at forty

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    Respect for one's parents is the highest duty of civil life.

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    Life is the greatest bargain - we get it for nothing

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    Four things come not back: the spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life and the neglected opportunity.

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    Friends are flowers in the garden of life

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    He who fears death enjoys not life

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    Make love, not war

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    It's sin and not poverty that makes men miserable.

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    A bad father has never a good son

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    Like father, like son

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    Poverty is death in another form

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    Nature breaks through the eyes of the cat.

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    Money talks

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    In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek.

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    If you want to know what a man is really like, take notice how he acts when he loses money

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    A Jade stone is useless before it is processed; a man is good-for-nothing until he is educated.

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    A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every person leaves a mark.

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    Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes

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    A bar of iron continually ground becomes a needle

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    Ready money works great cures

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    Some men have only one book in them, others a library

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    Blaming your faults on your nature does not change the nature of your faults

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    Old men go to death; but death comes to young men

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    Do not choose your wife at a dance, but in the field among the harvesters

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    The only real equality is in the cemetery

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    Pleasure for one hour, a bottle of wine. Pleasure for one year a marriage; but pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.

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    A good husband should be deaf and a good wife should be blind

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    Every man goes down to his death bearing in his hands only that which he has given away.

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    Forget not Death, O man! for thou may'st be Of one thing certain - he forgets not thee

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    A book whose sale's forbidden all men rush to see, and prohibition turns one reader into three

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    An old man loved is a winter with flowers

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    Two men in a burning house must not stop to argue

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

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    Women are like a hurricane, at first warm wet and wild and in the end they take your house and your car and leave you with nothing.

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    In courtship a man pursues a woman until she catches him

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    Seek a wife in your own sphere

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    If there is cause to someone, the cause to love has just begun. - Wolof proverb, Senegal

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    If you see a friend without a smile; give him one of yours.

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    All things grow with love

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    He fishes well who uses a golden hook

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    Better a living dog than a dead lion.

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    Live thy life as it were spoil and pluck the joys that fly.

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    With money you are a dragon; with no money, a worm

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    Nothing is more elegant than ready money!

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    Do when ye may, or suffer ye the nay, in love 'tis the way

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    He who lives with an ass, makes noises like an ass

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    Power acquired by guilt was never used for a good purpose

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    Men should worry about fame just as pigs about being fat

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    Behind every able man, there are always other able men.

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    A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home

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    The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain

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    Wise men do not quarrel with each other.

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    Art improves Nature

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    Smooth hands love the labor of others.

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    You do not teach the paths of the forest to an old gorilla

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    If you buy what you don't need, you steal from yourself

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    The heart that truly loves never forgets.

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    He who stands, lives, he who sleeps, dies

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    When poverty comes in the door love flies out the window.

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    Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.

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    If you have money, men think you are wise, handsome, and able to sing like a bird.

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    If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty

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    Behind every great man there's a great woman

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    Love is like war: easy to begin, hard to end.

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    Having a good wife and rich cabbage soup, seek not other things

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    Who travels for love finds a thousand miles not longer than one.

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    Love is like seaweed; even if you have pushed it away, you will not prevent it from coming back.

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    A woman can hide her love for 40 years, but her disgust and anger not for one day

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    He who governs by his moral excellence may be compared to the Pole star which abides in its place while all other stars bow towards it.

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    Tell me whom you love, and I'll tell you who you are

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    Poor men seek meat for their stomach, rich men stomach for their meat. English Proverb

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    Courteous men learn courtesy from the discourteous

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    He who goes to bed hungry dreams of pancakes.

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    With money in your pocket, you are wise, and you are handsome, and you sing well too

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    Good men must die, but death cannot kill their names.

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    All the flowers of all the tomorrows are in the seeds of today.

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    Smoke, rain, and a scolding wife, are three bad things in a house

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    Love is a sweet tyranny, because the lover endureth his torments willingly

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    Insecurity is love dressed in a child's clothing.

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    Perfect love sometimes does not come until grandchildren are born

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    Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.

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    Love can neither be bought or sold, its only price is love.

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    If the wife sins, the husband is not innocent.

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    The cat is nature's beauty.

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    There are three things which if one does not know, one cannot live long in the world: what is too much for one, what is too little for one, and what is just right for one.

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    Love is like dew that falls on both nettles and lilies

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    If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, there will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, there will

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    Beauty is only skin-deep.

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    Blue eyes say, Love me or I die; black eyes say, Love me or I kill thee.

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    Love me, love my dog.

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    A penny is a lot of money, if you have not got a penny.

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    A woman is like a horse: He who can drive her is her master

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    When a woman is openly bad she is then at her best

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    Charm is more than beauty

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    To understand your parents' love bear your own children

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    Life is a dream walking death is a going home.

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    We always return to our first loves.

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    Pride and dignity would belong to women if only men would leave them alone

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    To open a shop is easy, to keep it open is an art

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    Three women, three geese, and three frogs, make a fair

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    Death cancels everything but truth

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    Don't marry for money; you can borrow it cheaper

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    Use power to curb power

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    Love is the dawn of marriage, and marriage is the sunset of love

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    Men might as well have hunted an hare with a tabre

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    The wise man boasts of his goods and wares; the foolish one of his young wife.

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    Where I make a living, there is my home

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    It is cowardly to fly from a living enemy or to abuse a dead one

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    Love makes time pass away and time makes love pass away.

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    Marriage is the sunset of love.

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    Men that have much business must have much pardon

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    Dead men tell no tales.

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    All men are not cast in the same mold

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    The difference between men and boys is the price of their toys

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    If I had a rose for every time I thought of you, I'd be picking roses for a lifetime.

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    Love many, trust few and always paddle your own canoe

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    One for sorrow; two for mirth; three for a wedding; four for a birth.

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    Fools build houses, and wise men buy them.

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    Without grace beauty is an unabated hook.

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    It is not only necessary to love, it is necessary to say so.

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    Who loves me will love my dog

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    Where there is love there is pain

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    Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself

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    Beauty is ten, nine of which is dressing.

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    Never marry for money. You'll borrow it cheaper.

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    The art is not in making money, but in keeping it

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    I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one.

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    A nation is not conquered until the hearts of its women are on the ground. Then it is done, no matter how brave its warriors or strong its weapons.

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    It is easier to guard a sack full of fleas than a girl in love.

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    The government will fall that raises the price of beer.

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    Write bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble

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    Whom we love best, to them we can say least

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    To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation

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    To call war the soil of courage and virtue is like calling debauchery the soil of love.

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    Unless a serpent devour a serpent it will not become a dragon. Unless one power absorb another, it will not become great.

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    Any man can be a father, but it takes a special person to be a dad

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    Wedding is destiny, And hanging likewise

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    One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.

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    Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.

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    He who is guilty believes all men speak ill of him

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    A key to success isnt much good until one discovers the right lock to insert it in.

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    What is not yours always chirps for its master.

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    Marriage is a covered dish

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    Everyone excels in something in which another fails.

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    Where there is no trust there is no love.

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    True love never grows old.

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    Love your neighbor, yet pull not down your hedge.

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    A man is not old until his regrets take the place of his dreams

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    The dream of a cat is filled with mice

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    A woman hath nine lives like a cat

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    A good husband is healthy and absent.

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    If you are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people

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    Love cannot be commanded

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    The rich would have to eat money if the poor did not provide food.

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    No matter her past, when a chambermaid marries a lord she becomes a lady.

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    Love is a kind of military service

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    To live long, eat like a cat, drink like a dog

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