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1. When a needle falls into a deep well, many people will look into the well, but few will be ready to go down after it.
2. The thread follows the needle.
3. If the needle doesn't pass, the thread doesn't follow.
4. A blacksmith has no need of an axe.
5. A needle cannot hold two threads or a mind two thoughts.
6. If the moon is with you, you need not care about the stars.
7. It is the path of the needle that the thread is accustomed to follow.
8. When the snake is in the house, one need not discuss the matter at length.
9. If someone is walking towards you, you don't need to tell him "come here."
10. A sleeping head needs more than its neck to support it.
11. Even if you rease your clothes in very hot water you still need to dry them.
12. If you need ears go and borrow them from the elephant.
13. If you're to jump a swamp, you need to make one long hurdle.
14. Living near a lake doesn't mean you eat fish whenever you need.
15. Man invented language to satisfy is deep need to complain.
16. Sometimes you need to die in order to live again.
17. Take what you need and leave our land the way you found it.
18. The eye looking at the sun will not need an adviser before it blinks.
19. The time to make friends is before you need them.
20. There is no need to point out the obvious.
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