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If you can't bite, don't show your teeth.

A half-truth is a whole lie.

If you can't go over, you must go under.

A man should live if only to satisfy his curiosity.

If rich people could hire other people to die for them, the poor could make a wonderful living.

Bygone troubles are a pleasure to talk about.

A person should want to live, if only out of curiosity.

The whole world is a dream, and death the interpreter.

Everyone is kneaded out of the same dough but not baked in the same oven.

Other people's troubles are bearable.

If you ever need a helping hand you'll find one at the end of your arm.

True poverty does not come from God.

A child's tear rends the heavens.

What soap is to the body, laughter is to the soul.

Don't spit into the well - you might drink from it later.

If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.

A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance.

Life is the greatest bargain - we get it for nothing.

To a worm in a horseradish; the whole world is a horseradish.

Don't be too sweet lest you be eaten up; don't be too bitter lest you be spewed out.

He that can't endure the bad will not live to see the good.

A man's worst enemies can't wish on him what he can think up himself.