The same fire purifies gold and consumes straw.
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The fox said the grapes were sour.
He is not a thorough wise man who cannot play the fool on occasion.
Every wind does not shake down the nut.
The strongest is always in the right.
He knows well where the thorn pricks him.
One with the courage to laugh is master of the world almost as much as the one who is ready to die.
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