When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.

Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. John P. Weiss about persistence in life.

When there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do you no harm.

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The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

If you are filled with pride, then you will have no room for wisdom.

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.

When deeds speak, words are nothing.

When elephants fight it is the grass that suffers.

In darkness, the stone becomes the buffalo.

Whatever accomplishment you boast of in the world, there is someone better than you.

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When there is no enemy within, the enemies outside cannot hurt you.

When spider webs unite they can tie up a lion.

Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter.

The hand that rocks the cradle rules the nation and its destiny.

He who does not know one thing knows another

Indecision is like a stepchild: if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.

Wherever man goes to dwell his character goes with him.

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The axe forgets what the tree remembers.

No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow.

If your buttocks burn, you know you have done wrong.

The child who is not embraced by the village will burn it down to feel its warmth.

Little by little a little becomes a lot.

Parents give birth to the body of their children, but not always to their characters.

Peace is costly but it is worth the expense.

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A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything.

Knowledge is like a garden; if it is not cultivated, it cannot be harvested.

He who burns down his house knows why ashes cost a fortune.