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It takes as much energy to wish as it does to plan.

Your friend has a friend; don't tell him.
Habits are cobwebs at first; cables at last.
If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.
A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.
Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.
To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
Respect for ones parents is the highest duty of civil life.
Those who do not study are only cattle dressed up in men's clothes.
I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him.
He who sacrifices his conscience to ambition burns a picture to obtain the ashes.
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.
If a man fools me once, shame on him. If he fools me twice, shame on me.
A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.
Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
If your strength is small, don't carry heavy burdens. If your words are worthless, don't give advice.
A wise man makes his own decisions, an ignorant man follows the public opinion.
I dreamed a thousand new paths. I woke and walked my old one.
The fire you kindle for your enemy often burns yourself more than him.
Experience is a comb which nature gives to men when they are bald.
All people are your relatives, therefore expect only trouble from them.
Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently.
Man is the head of the family, woman the neck that turns the head.
He who asks is a fool for five minutes, but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.
Do not use a hatchet to remove a fly from your friend's forehead.

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