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No pain, no gain

You must be ready to make sacrifices to get what you want badly
 

No revenge is more honorable than the one not taken lips sink ships

However tempted you may be to retaliate, try not to because revenge is a negative pursuit
 

No rose is without a thorn

Nothing on earth is perfect
 

No time like the present

Now is the best time to do something
 

Nothing comes free

Unfortunately, everything in life has a price attached to it
 

Nothing succeeds like success

When a person starts being successful, he is likely to continue being successful
 

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

One must take risks in order to succeed at anything
     

Old habits die hard

  It is difficult to change a long-time habit
     

One good turn deserves another

  Always be ready to show kindness to people who have been kind to you
     

One man's junk is another man's treasure

  People have different tastes, preferences, perceptions of the same thing
     

one man's loss is another man's gain

  What is a disadvantage to one person can be an advantage to another
 

One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter

There are always two sides to an argument and two perspectives to consider
 

Opportunity seldom knocks twice

  You must be ready to grab an opportunity when it comes your way
     

Patience is a virtue

  Patience is an advantage and a good trait to nurture in yourself
     

Politics makes a strange bedfellows

  In politics, people who have always been opponents often work together at different times for their own interests

 

   

Poverty is no crime

  The poor should not be despised
     

Practise what you preach

  Do what you advise others to do
     

Pride comes before a fall

  An extremely proud person runs the risk of being humbled in front of everyone
     
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Procrastination is the thief of time

  To delay doing your work only wastes your time
     

Put a beggar on horseback, and he will ride to the devil

  Sometimes, giving a person more than he needs or knows what to do with does not help him but instead, encourages him to go overboard
     

( The ) race is to the swift

  People who are able to overcome life's troubles quickly or do things quickly have the advantage over others
     

Rats desert a sinking ship

  When things go wrong in an organization, people tend to abandon it
     

Repeating a life doesn't make it true

  Saying something is true when it is not just because you would like to believe it is so does not change the facts
     

Revenge is a dish best served cold

  Revenge works well when the target least expects it
     

Revenge is sweet

  Some people feel good to be able to get back at someone who has hurt them
     

Same meat, different gravy

  The same thing presented differently
     

Scratch something and you'll find a something

  When you know a person better, you will realize that he is not all he seems to be
     

See which way the wind is blowing

  Test how things stand
     

Seek and ye shall find

  When you set out to look for the truth with all your heart, you will find it
     

Self trust is the first secret of success

  You need to believe in your abilities first of all in order to succeed in life
     

Set a thief to catch a thief

  Use the skill and experience of one wrongdoer to catch another
     

Silence gives consent

  If you do not protest, object or say anything in response to a proposal, plan etc. it means you are agreeable to it
     

Six of one and half a dozen of the other

  The same or nearly the same in one case as in the other
     

Slow and steady wins the race

  Do things at your own pace and ability, and you will succeed in time
     

Smile, and the world smiles with you; cry, and you cry alone

  People are usually ready to share in your happiness but not in your sadness
     

Something is better than nothing

  Be thankful that you do have something, and do not complain about how little you have
     
 
 

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