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• Fools look to tomorrow; wise men use tonight.

• Choose your wife with her nightcap on

• He that teaches himself has a fool for a master.

• Don't talk of rope to a man whose father was hanged.

• Never begin anything for which you have no aptitude.

• Spend no more than you can afford.

• Look after the pennies and the pounds will take care of themselves.

• Never marry for money. You can borrow it cheaper.

• Facts are stubborn things.

• Old proverbs tell the truth.

• There's a skeleton in every cupboard.

• Beauty is of no value when honour is lost.

• What may be done at any time will be done at no time.

• He that lives upon hope has a slim diet.

• Get what you can and keep what you have - that's the way to get rich.

• A fool may earn money, but it takes a wise man to keep it.
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