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He who is destined for power does not have to fight for it.
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She is beautiful; she has love, understands; she respects herself and others; everyone likes, loves and honors her; she is a goddess.
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The surface of the water is beautiful, but it is no good to sleep on.
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By trying often, the monkey learns to jump from the tree.
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A cutting word is worse than a bowstring, a cut may heal, but the cut of the tongue does not
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A single stick may smoke, but it will not burn.
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The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.
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Beautiful from behind, ugly in front.
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What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn.
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Instruction in youth is like engraving in stone.
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