Better lose the anchor than the whole ship.
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Our faults irritate us most when we see them in others.
In the courtroom of the conscience, a case is always in progress.
Hunger makes raw beans taste sweet.
Those that dislike cats will be carried to the cemetery in the rain.
We grow too soon old and too late smart.
Men should be like coffee, hot sweet and strong.
Man suffers most from the suffering he fears, but never appears, therefore he suffers more then god meant him to suffer.
Don't throw away your old shoes until you have got new ones.
Every goodbye is the birth of a memory.
A handful of patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.
Roses fall, but the thorns remain.
The generous man enriches himself by giving; the miser hoards himself poor.