Conquering the shadows

Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.

Maori Proverb

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The dangers of impatience

A little impatience spoils great plans-

Chinese Proverb

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The right amount of advice

Listen to all, plucking a feather from every passing goose, but, follow no one absolutely.

Chinese Proverb

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Wisdom

The wise person has long ears and a short tongue

German proverb

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Polish yourself

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

Chinese proverb

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Think before you speak

The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?

Arabian Proverb

Why talk? Talking is a way to achieve something, it should not be done for its own cause.

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