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The "be all and end all" child may not grow into a brilliant adult.
A large tree may have some withered twigs; a large family may have some ne'er-do-well offspring.
It is difficult for parents to guarantee the virtue of their sons and daughters.
In a tiger's house there are no puppy dogs.
One dragon may breed nine different offspring.
A mangy-headed child is fine, as long as he's your own.
Once children grow up, they don't listen to their mothers.
Though a mother gives birth to nine sons, all nine will be different.
Like father, like son; like mother, like daughter.
Filial piety moves Heaven.
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