|Proverbs were written on Ancient|
Egypt's temples and monuments
Empty not your soul to everybody and do not diminish thereby your importance.
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The nut doesn't reveal the tree it contains.
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The seed cannot sprout upwards without simultaneously sending roots into the ground.
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A house has the character of the person who lives in it.
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A pupil may show you by his own efforts how much he deserves to learn from you.
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Social good is what brings peace to family and society.
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Knowledge is not necessarily wisdom.
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Each truth you learn will be, for you, as new as if it had never been written.
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Listen to your convictions, even if they seem absurd to your reason.
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Have the wisdom to abandon the values of a time that has passed and pick out the constituents of the future. An environment must be suited to the age and men to their environment.