A store of grain, Oh king is the best of treasures. A gem put in your mouth will not support life.
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She is a wife who is the soul of her husband.
No one should form an acquaintance with one who has an evil character. A piece of coal, if it is hot burns, and if it's cold, blackens the hands.
What ever is the natural propensity of a person is hard to overcome. If a dog were made a king, he would still gnaw at his shoes laces.
Learning is superior to beauty learning is better than hidden treasure learning is a companion on a journey to a strange country learning is strength inexhaustible.
No wise person should make known the loss of fortune, any malpractice in their house, his being cheated, or having been disgraced.
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