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The food which is prepared has no master.

2

Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth.

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The child you sired has not sired you.

4

The worlds of the elders do not lock all the doors; they leave the right door open.

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You have little power over what is not yours.

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When the roots of a tree begin to decay, it spreads death to the branches.

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Where water is the boss there the land must obey.

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Better little than too little.

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When you befriend a chief remember that he sits on a rope.

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The young bird does not crow until it hears the old ones.

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When you befriend a chief remember that he sits on a rope.