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« Reply #30 on: May 21, 2015, 04:36:10 PM »
 patience is worth more than a bushel of brains.   

=[Patience is more precious than intelligence.]

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« Reply #31 on: May 21, 2015, 04:36:40 PM »
A happy heart is better than a full purse.   

=[ Happiness is better than wealth.]

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« Reply #32 on: May 21, 2015, 04:37:04 PM »
A heavy purse gives to a light heart.   

=[When you have money you feel more cheerful
and secure.]

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« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2015, 04:37:33 PM »
A hedge between keeps friendship green.   

=[It is important to respect the privacy of others.]

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« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2015, 04:37:59 PM »
A hungry belly has no ears.   

=[A hungry person is totally concentrated on their need for food and nothing else interests them.]

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« Reply #35 on: May 21, 2015, 04:38:28 PM »
A hungry wolf is fixed to no place.   

=[A desperate person will go from place to place when they need to satisfy their needs.]

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« Reply #36 on: May 21, 2015, 04:39:02 PM »
A lender nor borrower be.


[Do not lend or borrow money.]

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« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2015, 04:39:34 PM »
A leopard cannot change its spots.


=[It is impossible for a bad or unpleasant person to become good or pleasant.]

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« Reply #38 on: May 21, 2015, 04:41:22 PM »
A lie begets a lie.


=[Telling one lie will lead you to tell another one.]

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« Reply #39 on: May 21, 2015, 04:41:55 PM »
A little fire is quickly trodden out.


=[If you deal with a minor problem quickly, it will not become a major issue.]

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« Reply #40 on: May 21, 2015, 04:42:29 PM »
A loaded wagon makes no noise.


=[Really wealthy people do not talk about money.]

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« Reply #41 on: May 21, 2015, 04:42:51 PM »
A loveless life is living death.


=[Without affection, life is difficult.]

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« Reply #42 on: May 21, 2015, 04:43:22 PM »
A man is as old as he feels himself to be.


=Your age doesn't matter as long as you are fit and healthy.

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« Reply #43 on: May 21, 2015, 04:43:48 PM »
A man is judged by his deeds, not by his words.


=A person is judged on what he/she actually does, not on what they say they will do.

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« Reply #44 on: May 21, 2015, 04:44:11 PM »
A man is known by the company he keeps.


=A person's character is judged by the type of people with whom they spend their time.