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« Reply #15 on: May 21, 2015, 04:28:45 PM »
A day of sorrow is longer than a month of joy.   

=[Times goes by very quickly when you are happy
and very slowly when you are sad.]

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« Reply #16 on: May 21, 2015, 04:29:17 PM »
A drop of ink may make a million think.   

=[A thought expressed in writing (perhaps published in a newspaper) can influence a large number of people.]

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« Reply #17 on: May 21, 2015, 04:29:58 PM »
A flower blooms more than once.

=   [If you miss an occasion, you can avail yourself of it another time.]

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« Reply #18 on: May 21, 2015, 04:30:26 PM »
A fly will not get into a closed mouth.
A closed mouth catches no flies.   


=[ If you learn when to keep silent you will avoid trouble.]

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« Reply #19 on: May 21, 2015, 04:31:11 PM »
A fool and his money are (soon) easily parted.   

=[A foolish person usually spends money carelessly.]

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« Reply #20 on: May 21, 2015, 04:31:37 PM »
A fool at forty is a fool forever.   

=[If a person hasn't matured by the age of 40, they never will.]

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« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2015, 04:32:02 PM »
A friend in need is a friend indeed.   

=[ Someone who helps you when you are in trouble is a real friend.]

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« Reply #22 on: May 21, 2015, 04:32:27 PM »
A friend to all is a friend to none.   

=[ Someone who is a friend to everyone makes none of them feel special.]

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« Reply #23 on: May 21, 2015, 04:32:53 PM »
A friend's eye is a good mirror.

=[   A real friend will tell you the truth]

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« Reply #24 on: May 21, 2015, 04:33:20 PM »
A good beginning makes a good end.


=   [If a task is carefully planned, there's a better chance that it will be well done.]

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« Reply #25 on: May 21, 2015, 04:33:46 PM »
A good conscience is a soft pillow.   
=[You sleep well when you have nothing to be guilty about.]

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« Reply #26 on: May 21, 2015, 04:34:12 PM »
A good example is the best sermon.   

=[Giving a good example is better than giving advice]

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« Reply #27 on: May 21, 2015, 04:34:43 PM »
A good mind possesses a kingdom.


=[Intellectual assets are more valuable than material ones]

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« Reply #28 on: May 21, 2015, 04:35:09 PM »
A good name is better than a good face.


=[   A good reputation is better than a good appearance.]

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« Reply #29 on: May 21, 2015, 04:35:41 PM »
A guilty conscience needs no accuser.   

=[If you know that you have done something wrong, you don't need anyone to tell you that you're guilty.]