7 Extortion turns a wise person into a fool, and a bribe corrupts the heart.
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8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride.
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9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, for anger resides in the lap of fools.
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10 Do not say, “Why were the old days better than these?” For it is not wise to ask such questions.
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