An oak is not felled at one blow.
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Friendship broken may be soldered, but never made whole.
Discreet stops make speedy journeys.
If folly were a pain, there would be groaning in every house.
The wolf eats of what is counted.
When two friends dip into their purse, one laughs, the other cries.
When the corsair promises masses and candles, it goes ill with the galley.
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Whither shall the ox go, where he will not have to plough?
It would be clear enough even to a blind man.