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He who does not know one thing knows another.
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If you give bad food to your stomach, it drums for you to dance.
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Where a woman rules, streams run uphill.
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When the leg does not walk, the stomach does not eat.
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A family is like a forest, when you are outside it is dense, when you are inside you see that each tree has it's place.
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To try and to fail is not laziness
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What you help a child to love can be more important than what you help him to learn.
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If your cornfield is far from your house, the birds will eat your corn.
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Having beauty doesn’t mean understanding the perseverance of marriage.
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The chicken that digs for food will not sleep hungry
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