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  Appear always what you are and a little less.  
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  If advice will not improve him, neither will the rod.  
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  Ask for advice, but do what you think is best.  
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  Every argument has its answer.  
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  Without a general an army is lost.  
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  Good scales bring good customers.  
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  When the devil grows poor he becomes a tax collector.  
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  An old enemy never becomes a friend.  
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  Excess mars perfection.  
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  Swift gratitude is the sweetest.  
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  A guest unwanted comes at meal time.  
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  Don't dangle by one slim hope.  
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  If envy were a rash the whole village would be ill.  
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  Where there is envy, there is meanness.  
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  A kiss must last long to be enjoyed.  
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  The law of the city is the citizen's honor.  
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  You can tell a lion by his claws.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Better luck than knowledge.  
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  The first mistake is a lesson and a teacher for those that follow.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  The miser's riches fall into the spendthrift's hands.  
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  A secret stays long in darkness but it will see the light.  
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  If you wish to tell a secret in your home, make sure that even your servant's shoe is out.  
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  Better be a nobleman's servant than a poor man's wife.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  He who does not esteem silver is not worthy to have silver.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  It is better to be a soldier than a priest.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Great talents take time to ripen.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  You can tell a lion by his claws.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Have a clean heart and you may walk near the altar.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Better five coins in hand than ten in prospect.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  A fox knows much; a hedgehog one great thing.  
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  The tongue has no bones in it, but it breaks bones.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  The beginning is half of every action.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Swift gratitude is the sweetest.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Drops of water eat up stones.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Many men are wise but few are good friends.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Fence your own vineyard, and keep your eyes from those of others.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  If envy were a rash the whole village would be ill.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Good scales bring good customers.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  A heart that loves is always young  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Who ceases to be a friend never was one.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Success has many friends  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Act quickly, think slowly.  
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  Happiness is the exercise of one's vital abilities along lines of excellence in a life that affords them scope  
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  For mortals vanished from the day's sweet light I shed no tear; rather I mourn for those who day and night live in death's fear.  
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  I fear the man who drinks water and so remembers this morning what the rest of us said last night.  
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  Help yourself so God can help you.  
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  Poor in my youth, and in life's later scenes - Rich to no end, I curse my natal hour, Who naught enjoyed while young, denied the means; And naught when old enjoyed, denied the power  
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  Many words are poverty.  
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  Beneath this stone I lie, the famous woman who loosed her zone to one man only.  
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  As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  For mortals vanished from the day's sweet light I shed no tear; rather I mourn for those who day and night live in death's fear.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  But mortal bliss will never come sincere; Pleasure may lead, but grief blow brings up the rear  
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  It is twice as hard to crush a half-truth as a whole lie.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains.  
 -  Greek proverb
  

  Many words are poverty.  
 -  Greek proverb