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A collection of famous proverbs from everywhere.

God couldn't be everywhere, so he created mothers

Jewish proverb

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A man should choose a friend who is better than himself. There are plenty of acquaintances in the world; but very few real friends.

Chinese proverb

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Be not afraid of going slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

Chinese proverb

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If you want happiness for an hour -- take a nap. If you want happiness for a day -- go fishing. If you want happiness for a month -- get married. If you want happiness for a year -- inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime -- help someone else.

Chinese proverb

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Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

Chinese proverb

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I hear and I forget, I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

Chinese proverb

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In teaching others we teach ourselves.

Proverb

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Teachers open the door but you must walk through it yourself.

Chinese proverb

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A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials.

Chinese proverb

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Follow love and it will flee, flee love and it will follow.

Proverb

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