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Without perseverance talent is a barren bed.

Your hand is never the worse for doing its own work.

The advice of the aged will not mislead you.

A watched pot never boils.

A great sin can enter by a small door.

The old know and the young suspect.

Go slowly and go far.

I was wise once: when I was born I cried.

Everything yellow is not gold (All that glitters is not gold).

Speak well of your friend, of your enemy say nothing.

Every bird relishes his own voice.

Conscience is the nest where all good is hatched.

AHe who steals an egg will steal more.

Of a compliment only a third is meant.

If every man would sweep his own door-step the city would soon be clean.

Man's mind is a watch that needs winding daily.

A wife's advice is not worth much, but woe to the husband who refuses to take it.

Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.

Have a horse of your own and then you may borrow another's.

Adversity brings knowledge, and knowledge wisdom.

A warm January; a cold May.

Reason is the wise man's guide, example the fool's.

Welsh Proverbs

Adversity and loss make a man wise.

If you would get ahead, be a bridge.

The best candle is understanding.

A watched clock never tells the time.

He understands badly who listens badly.

Three things it is best to avoid: a strange dog, a flood, and a man who thinks he is wise.

Old age is a hundred disorders.

A willful man must have his way.

If every fool wore a crown, we should all be kings.

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Adversity comes with instruction in his hand.

Nothing is so clean as a fish.

Old age will not come alone.

A willful fault has no excuse, and deserves no pardon.

The guilty flee with no one chasing them.

There's a black sheep in every flock

Everything you have in this world is just borrowed for a short time
Tapping persistently breaks the stone (If at first you don't succeed, try and try again)
Be honorable yourself if you wish to associate with honorable people.
Man learns from the cradle to the grave.
A man without prudence is a ship without an anchor
Money is the key that opens all locks.

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