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The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.
[Lat., Timidus se vocat cautum, parcum sordidus.]

The coward calls himself cautious, the miser thrifty.
[Lat., Timidus se vocat cautum, parcum sordidus.]

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A man in power, once becoming obnoxious, his acts, good or bad,
will work out his ruin.

A man in power, once becoming obnoxious, his acts, good or bad,
will work out his ruin.

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There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing
down, the other is pulling up.

There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing
down, the other is pulling up.

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The highest condition takes rise in the lowest.

The highest condition takes rise in the lowest.

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In excessive altercation, truth is lost.
[Lat., Nimium altercando veritas amittitur.]

In excessive altercation, truth is lost.
[Lat., Nimium altercando veritas amittitur.]

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