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1.

Don't change horses in mid-stream.

  Provide help first to one's family members and then to others.

  Steady progress is better in the long run than inconsistent speed.

  Plans must not be altered at the wrong time.

  Do not give a precious thing to someone who cannot value it.

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2.

Do as you would be done by.

  It is what we do that matters and not just what we say.

  People can arrive at the same conclusion by different means.

  Family ties are stronger than other relationships.

  Treat others as you would expect them to treat you.

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3.

After a storm comes a calm.

  The finest things are hard to get.

  Everything that is attractive on the outside may not be really valuable inside.

  Since something better must follow an unpleasant event, be optimistic.

  It is not good to only toil and have no recreation.

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4.

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

  Information about unpleasant happenings spreads quickly.

  Treat others as you would expect them to treat you.

  One should not assume success prior to actually achieving it.

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

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5.

Birds of a feather flock together.

  The character of a child shows the kind of man he will grow up to be.

  People with similar interests and tastes tend to group.

  There are often early indications of future happenings.

  Provide help first to one's family members and then to others.

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6.

Better safe than sorry.

  It is preferable to be cautious than be rash and get into trouble.

  It is better to accept the little we have than reject it hoping to get a lot later.

  Since something better must follow an unpleasant event, be optimistic.

  Information about unpleasant happenings spreads quickly.

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7.

Do not cast your pearls before swine.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

  Do not give a precious thing to someone who cannot value it.

  Plans must not be altered at the wrong time.

  Steady progress is better in the long run than inconsistent speed.

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