Sometimes you get the bear and sometimes the bear gets you.
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Children will tell you what they do, men what they think and older people what they have seen and heard.
It is better to be the head of a mouse than the tail of a lion.
One madman makes many madmen and many madmen makes madness.
When do we have a day of fast? When there is no bread and ham in the larder.
He that has a white horse and a fair wife need never want for trouble.
He who willingly gives you a finger will also give you the whole hand.
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