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Outside your home, only speak one-third as much.
Too many feathers can sink a boat, and too many knick-knacks can break an axle.
One should never intend to do harm to others, but should always guard against the harm others might do to him.
Stop up your mouth like a bottle; guard your thoughts like a fort.
If water is too clear, it will not contain fish; people who are too cautious will never gain wisdom.
A cheap price is a short cut to being cheated.
The fish sees the bait, not the hook; a person sees the gain, not the danger.
Better to have a thousand friends, and not one enemy.
If you don't want others to know about it, don't do it.
One who restrains his appetites avoids debt.
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