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He who thinks he is leading and has no one following him is only taking a walk.
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You cannot work for food when there is no food for work.
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Don’t take another mouthful before you have swallowed what is in your mouth.
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When there is peace in the country, the chief does not carry a shield.
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Poverty is slavery.
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One person is a thin porridge; two or three people are a lump of ugali.
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Pretend you are dead and you will see who really loves you.
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Things are to be tried, an old lady cooked stones and they produced soup.
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Where there is love there is no darkness.
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He who loves the vase loves also what is inside.
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