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A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.
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German Proverb

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A proverb is a short sentence based on long experience.
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Miguel De Cervantes

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A proverb is good sense brought to a point.
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John Morley

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A proverb is much matter distilled into few words.
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R. Buckminster Fuller

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A proverb is not a proverb to you until life has illustrated it.
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John Keats

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A proverb is one man's wit and all men's wisdom.
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John Russell

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A proverb is the child of experience.
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English Proverb

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A short saying often contains much wisdom.
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Sophocles

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Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
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George Santayana

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Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
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Aldous Huxley

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Proverbs are mental gems gathered in the diamond fields of the mind.
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William R. Alger

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Proverbs are short sentences drawn from long experience.
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Miguel De Cervantes

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The genius, wit, and the spirit of a nation are discovered by their proverbs.
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Francis Bacon

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The proverb is something musty.
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William Shakespeare

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There is often more spiritual force in a proverb than in whole philosophical systems.
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Thomas Carlyle

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They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night.
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Joseph Joubert

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What is a epigram? A dwarfish whole. Its body brevity, and wit its soul.
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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