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"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.' You make a mistake. If you are not content with what you have, you would not be satisfied if it were doubled."
"Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength."
"The wishing gate opens into nothing."
"Trust in the person's promise, who dares to refuse what they fear they cannot perform."
"Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of."
"The Lord gets his best soldiers out of the highlands of affliction."
"It is not well to make great changes in old age."
"No one is so miserable as the poor person who maintains the appearance of wealth."
"The goose that lays the golden eggs likes to lay where there are eggs already."
"Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite."
"We are all at times unconscious prophets."
"By perseverance the snail reached the ark."
"Must is a hard nut to crack, but it has a sweet kernel."
"No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers."
"Economy is half the battle of life. It is not so hard to earn money as to spend it well."
"None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves."
"Said will be a little ahead, but done should follow at his heel."
"The doorstep to the temple of wisdom is the knowledge of our own ignorance."
"It is a great pity when the one who should be the head figure is a mere figure head."
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