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An abundance of food at your neighbour’s will not satisfy your hunger.
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A patient man will eat ripe fruit
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Because he lost his reputation, he lost a kingdom.
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Rich people sometimes eat bad food.
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The most beautiful fig may contain a worm.
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Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors
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The mouth is stupid after eating it forgets who gave it the food.
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Sugarcane is sweetest at its joint”. It is difficult to achieve some things, but at the end, a man will enjoy the result.
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A leader who does not take advice is not a leader.
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What you learn is what you die with
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