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1.

Kill not the goose that lays golden eggs.

  A person's character, especially bad nature, will always remain the same.

  Be satisfied with whatever you get little at a time, and do not lose it for the greed to get it all at once.

  Events, specially misfortunes, always come all at once.

  By doing various jobs, one is not an expert in any single task.

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2.

Marriages are made in heaven.

  Do not expect too much of something received as a gift.

  Be satisfied with whatever you get little at a time, and do not lose it for the greed to get it all at once.

  Take advantage promptly of favorable opportunities.

  Whom you wed is not decided by you but a matter of chance.

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3.

Necessity is the mother of invention.

  Avoid acting hastily without considering the consequences carefully.

  The need for something motivates us to create or get it.

  One can achieve big success by persevering with small steps.

  It is useless taking precautions after something has happened.

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4.

Might is right.

  A person's character, especially bad nature, will always remain the same.

  There are many to share the joys in good times but none to share the sorrow in bad times.

  The powerful decide what is correct.

  It is always possible to improve one's conduct, no matter how long one has lead a morally bad life.

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5.

Marry in haste, and repent at leisure.

  There is a lot of time to regret if you wed in a hurry.

  There are many to share the joys in good times but none to share the sorrow in bad times.

  There can only be a single leader in any enterprise.

  Children have the looks and characteristics of their parents.

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6.

A Jack of all trades is master of none.

  It is easy to take advantage of others in their difficult times.

  Be satisfied with whatever you get little at a time, and do not lose it for the greed to get it all at once.

  By doing various jobs, one is not an expert in any single task.

  Whom you wed is not decided by you but a matter of chance.

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7.

A little learning is a dangerous thing.

  People with insufficient knowledge are easily misled.

  Life would be very easy if goals could be achieved only by desiring.

  People in love do not see to each other's shortcomings.

  Take advantage promptly of favorable opportunities.

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