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    "A word to the wise guy" William Burroughs

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    PS from the point of view of proverbs, your suggestion makes it much better; the present it is.

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    Patience is the road of success

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    Patience is a virtue.


    BTW, is that the 'road to success'? :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    PS from the point of view of proverbs, your suggestion makes it much better; the present it is.
    Quite, though I wasn't trying to better your suggestion. I was just making another.

    :D 8)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim
    He who have taught me a single word made me his slave..

    I translated it in English. :)

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    Here it is another one.

    Lion's one day life is better than 100 years life of Wolf.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim
    Lion's one day life is better than 100 years life of Wolf.
    One day of a lion’s life is better than than 100 years of a wolf’s (life).

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    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim
    Here it is another one.

    Lion's one day life is better than 100 years life of Wolf.
    That is a strange proverb, Proud.

    Both animals are predators and hunt in packs. It would seem that one of the animals should be prey in that proverb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by ProudToBeMuslim
    Here it is another one.

    Lion's one day life is better than 100 years life of Wolf.
    That is a strange proverb, Proud.

    Both animals are predators and hunt in packs. It would seem that one of the animals should be prey in that proverb.

    Ok I'll try to explain it , but you have to wait because first I think how to explain it then i'll put my thoughts into English word. :)

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