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You will find these phrases are filled with words of wisdom. The expressions are inspiring to reflect upon.

  • After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless.
  • An ant may well destroy a whole dam.
  • Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.
  • Behind an able man there are always other able men.
  • Better a diamond with a flaw than a pebble without one.
  • Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.
  • Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness
  • A book is like a garden carried in the pocket.
  • A book holds a house of gold.
  • Butcher the donkey after it finished his job on the mill.
  • A camel standing amidst a flock of sheep.
  • Clear conscience never fears midnight knocking.
  • A closed mind is like a closed book; just a block of wood
  • A crane standing amidst a flock of chickens.
  • Crows everywhere are equally black.
  • A dish of carrot hastily cooked may still has soil uncleaned off the vegetable.
  • Dismantle the bridge shortly after crossing it.
  • Distant water won’t help to put out a fire close at hand.
  • Distant water won’t quench your immediate thirst.
  • Do not employ handsome servants.
  • Do not want others to know what you have done? Better not have done it anyways.
  • Donkey’s lips do not fit onto a horse’s mouth.
  • A dog won’t forsake his master because of his poverty; a son never deserts his mother for her homely appearance.
  • Dream different dreams while on the same bed.
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