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1.

All that glitters is not gold.

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

  Once a decision has been made, it cannot be reversed.

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

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2.

As you sow, so shall you reap.

  One's actions whether good or bad determine one's rewards or punishments.

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

  People who talk a lot or threaten may not be actually harmful.

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3.

Better late than never.

  It is preferable to do a job even if it is delayed than not do it at all.

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

  If one arrives early, one gets a better choice.

  Plans must not be altered at the wrong time.

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4.

The best fish swim near the bottom.

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

  People who talk a lot or threaten may not be actually harmful.

  The finest things are hard to get.

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

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5.

The best of friends must part.

  One should not make a big fuss about a trivial matter.

  Our affection increases when we are parted from our loved ones.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

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

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6.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

  It is preferable to do a job even if it is delayed than not do it at all.

  One should not worry before something happens for it may never happen.

  One must accept what is available in difficult circumstances.

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

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7.

Birds of a feather flock together.

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

  People with similar interests and tastes tend to group.

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

  Be blunt and say plainly what you mean.

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