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1.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

  The finest things are hard to get.

  People can arrive at the same conclusion by different means.

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

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

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2.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

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

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

  People can arrive at the same conclusion by different means.

  Information about unpleasant happenings spreads quickly.

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3.

All's well that ends well.

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

  A satisfactory conclusion makes up for earlier disappointments.

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

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

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4.

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

  The finest things are hard to get.

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

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

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

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5.

Actions speak louder than words.

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

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6.

As you sow, so shall you reap.

  The finest things are hard to get.

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

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

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

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7.

Bad news travels fast.

  Information about unpleasant happenings spreads quickly.

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

  What pleases the sight varies from one person to another.

  Nothing can go on forever as all things change.

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