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• Words are like spears: Once they leave your lips they can never come back.

• A fly that has no one to advice it, follows the corpse into the grave.

• If a donkey kicks you and you kick back, you are both donkeys.

• Until lions have their own historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

• He who sleeps on a borrowed mat, is sleeping on a cold, very cold ground.

• If a child's hands are clean, he can eat with elders.

• The plant protected by God is never hurt by the wind.

• No matter how long a log may float in the water, it will never become a crocodile.

• However black a cow is, the milk is always white.

• Never mind if your nose is ugly as long as you can breathe through it.

• The one who talk too much leaves his mouth empty.

• People get fed up even with honey.

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