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We had got a loaf of home-made bread, and musk and water melons for dessert. For this farmer, a clever and well-disposed man, cult ...
Water always has a source, and trees always have roots.
Beside a stream, don't waste water; even in a forest, don't waste fire wood.
If water is too clear, it will not contain fish; people who are too cautious will never gain wisdom.
If there's water in the big rivers, the small rivers will be full.
If you live near the mountains, live off the hills, and if you live near the water, make your living there.
Don't stand by the water and long for fish; go home and weave a net.
Don't tie your shoes in a melon patch, and don't adjust your hat under a plum tree.
Dripping water can pierce a stone.
Spilled water is hard to collect.
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