don’t go too near the water until you know how to swim

Aphorism #232.
“don’t go too near the water until you know how to swim”
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don’t empty the baby out with the bath water
don’t hide your light under a brouser
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every family has a skeleton in a closet

Aphorism #264.
“every family has a skeleton in a closet”
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every dog has its day
every float has its ebb
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fine words butter no parsnips

Aphorism #296.
“fine words butter no parsnips”
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fine feathers makes fine birds
fine words dress ill deeds
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gratuity is the risk of virtue but in-gratuity is the words of vices

Aphorism #329.
“gratuity is the risk of virtue but in-gratuity is the words of vices”
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grasp all, lose all
great minds think alike
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he that lives with the limbo learn to limb

Aphorism #361.
“he that lives with the limbo learn to limb”
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he that is the master of himself will soon be the master of others
he that loves the tree, love the branch
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honey is sweet, but the bee stinks

Aphorism #393.
“honey is sweet, but the bee stinks”
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honey catches more flies than vinegar
hope springs internal in the human breast
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if you want a friend, be a friend

Aphorism #425.
“if you want a friend, be a friend”
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if you run after two hares you will get neither
if you want knowledge, you must toil for it
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it is more bless to give than to receive

Aphorism #458.
“it is more bless to give than to receive”
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it is loss labour to sow where there is no soil
it is more pain to do nothing than something
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keep your eye wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards

Aphorism #490.
“keep your eye wide open before marriage and half shut afterwards”
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justice delayed is justice denied
keep your mouth shut and your ear open
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light come , lightly go

Aphorism #522.
“light come , lightly go”
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life would be too smooth if it had no rubs in it
lightning never strikes in the same place twice
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