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Nature gave us two cheeks instead of one to make it easier to eat hot food.
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It’s those ugly caterpillars that turn into beautiful butterflies after seasons.
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A man’s wealth may be superior to him.
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Greatness and beauty do not belong to the gods alone.
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Wisdom does not come overnight.
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He who is being carried does not realize how far the town is.
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Dogs do not actually prefer bones to meat; it is just that no one ever gives them meat.
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In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams.
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If you close your eyes to facts, you will learn through accidents
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Advice is a stranger; if he’s welcome he stays for the night; if not, he leaves the same day.
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