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When a fowl gets to a new town, it stands on one leg until it knows that it is a town where people stand on their two legs.

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The one who buys the first car buys the first second-hand car.

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A hunter who has only one arrow does not shoot with careless aim.

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When you see a woman dancing by the forest, she must be dancing to the drums of the spirit.

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It is the brutally outspoken man that earns enmity.

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He who cannot rest cannot work; he who cannot let go, cannot hold on; he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward.

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The tree that cannot shed its old leaves in the dry season, cannot survive the period of drought.

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It is wisdom to prevent someone from whom one cannot accept repayment to have access to one's valuable possessions.

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When a palm-branch reaches its height, it gives way for a fresh one to grow.

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A child that washes his hands well will learn to eat and dine with elders

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What an elder sees when sitting down, a child cannot see even on the highest mountain.

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Whether the master sells or not, the servants’ wages are guaranteed.