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1

If you carry the egg basket do not dance.

2

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

3

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

4

Do a good deed and throw it into the sea.

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If you pick up one end of the stick you also pick up the other.

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Where water is the boss there the land must obey.

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You have little power over what is not yours.

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No matter how beautiful and well crafted a coffin might look, it will not make anyone wish for death.

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If you do not have patience you cannot make beer.

10

A bird that flies off the earth and lands on an anthill is still on the ground.

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A doctor who invoked a storm on his people cannot prevent his house from destruction.