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It is in vain to cast nets in a river where there are no fish.
If you don’t have what it takes you won’t get on in the world.
Though you are a prudent old man, do not despise counsel.
A dog won’t bite you if you are carrying a stick.
Blow, smith, and you’ll get money.
A man may learn wit every day.
When we think to catch we are sometimes caught.
People are the architects of their own fortune.
No relation is poor.
Married people need a home of their own.
Who is always prying into other men’s affairs, leads a dangerous life.
I don’t want the cheese; I just want out of the trap.
Mother, what is marrying? spinning, bearing children, and crying, daughter.
Power is sweet; it is a drug, the desire for which increases with a habit.
My father was a painter and he taught art. He once said
The city might be savage, stray dogs might share the streets with
If any one of about 40 physical qualities had more than slightly different
I didn’t grasp the basic principle of being a promoter, which was:
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
I wouldn’t go back on my old days, though; everybody needs to
Ah, there are moments for us here, when, seeing Life’s inequalities, and