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Measure three times before you cut once.

Unbridled gratification produces unbridled desire.
A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.
Some have been thought brave because they didn't have the courage to run away.
Give neither counsel or salt till you are asked for it.
Some who will not speak against another, in the end does them harm.
A Sunday well-spent brings a week of content.
It's tough trying to keep your feet on the ground, your head above the clouds, your nose to the grindstone, your shoulder to the wheel, your finger on the pulse, your eye on the ball and your ear to the ground.
One can easily judge the character of a person by the way they treat people who can do nothing for them.
When two friends have a common bank account, one sings and the other weeps.
People lend only to the rich.
Who goes a borrowing, goes a sorrowing.
The wolf changes his coat, but not his disposition.
Two dogs strive for a bone and the third one runs off with it.
Soft words win hard hearts.
All things are becoming to good people.
The wrath of brothers is fierce and devilish.
He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.
Old age though despised, is coveted by all.
When the will is ready the feet are light.
Who wills the end, wills the means.
By others faults the wise correct their own.
A good wife and health is a mans best wealth.
A dog that barks much is never a good hunter.
Too much zeal spoils everything.
Zeal is like fire: it needs both feeding and watching.
Great is the victory that is gained without bloodshed.
Truth is the daughter of time.
Soon enough is well enough.
The longest day soon comes to an end.
A soft answer turneth away wrath.
He who allows his day to pass by without practicing generosity and enjoying life's pleasures is like a blacksmith's bellows. He breathes, but does not live.
Love rules his kingdom without a sword.
Civility costs nothing.
Those that marry for money sell their liberty.
Three things drive a man outdoors; smoke, a leaking roof and a scolding wife.
The multitude is always wrong.
One lives in the world's memory only by what they have done in the world's behalf.
Merit is often an obstacle to fortune; the reason is it produces two bad effects, envy and fear.
Don't spur a willing horse.
Nature surpasses nurture.
That which is escaped now is pain to come.
Rome was not built in a day.
Persuasion is better than force.
That which proves too much, proves nothing!
Poverty has no greater foe than bashfulness.
Unless a serpent devour a serpent it will not become a dragon. Unless one power absorb another, it will not become great.
He who pays the piper calls the tune.
Praise makes good people better and bad people worse.
No price is too low for a bear or too high for a bull.
There are no greater promisers than those who have nothing to give.
Pay beforehand if you would have your work poorly done.
God helps them that help themselves.
Speak and the man shall be shown.
The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord.

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