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The soul to God, and the body to the Earth.
What was done at night, is laughed about during the day.
Water erodes slopes.
He who goes slowly, goes surely; and he who goes surely, goes far.
The owner’s eye fattens the horse.
Ropes that are too long become snakes.
The morning rainbow reaches the fountains; the evening rainbow fills the sails.
If it’s not your time, you won’t be born and you won’t die.
Even honors are punishments.
A fox distances itself from a crazy pup.
Through bumps, one learns to walk.
In good companionship, the monk took a wife.
Courage cannot be bought at the inn.
If we carry on filling up the calendar, we keep on pushing the athlete, we shorten the athletes
But what we’re really trapped by is perceptions. You think you need
Nothing ventured, nothing gained, sometimes you’ve got to go against the grain.
Women represent the triumph of matter over mind, just as men represent
The typical person has no trouble believing without knowing. What people need
Of all the nasty outcomes predicted for women’s liberation… none was more
The great majority of Americans are suspended between these opposing attitudes. They
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