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A friend is someone you share the path with.
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Getting only a beautiful woman is like planting a vine on the roadside everyone feeds on it.
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Do not follow a person who is running away
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When you follow in the path of your father, you learn to walk like him.
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You are beautiful, but learn to work, for you cannot eat your beauty.
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“Only a fool tests the depth of a river with both feet”. The person, who doesn't think about danger, is silly. He doesn't even guess that having stepped with two feet in water, he may not find a bottom.
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Three things cause sorrow to flee; water, green trees, and a beautiful face.
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One who eats alone cannot discuss the taste of the food with others.
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A single bracelet does not jingle.
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Dogs do not actually prefer bones to meat; it is just that no one ever gives them meat.
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