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If I could see your face, I would not need food.
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Always being in a hurry does not prevent death, neither does going slowly prevent living.
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If you find no fish, you have to eat bread.
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If the cockroach wants to rule over the chicken, then it must hire the fox as a body-guard.
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If you are ugly you must either learn to dance or make love.
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An army of sheep led by a lion can defeat an army of lions led by a sheep.
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Where there is love there is no darkness.
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War is not porridge
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One thread for the needle, one love for the heart.
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Patience can cook a stone.
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