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A rolling stone gathers no moss.

Actions speak louder than words.

An Englishman's home is his castle.

All roads lead to Rome.

Bad news travels fast.

Forbidden fruit is sweet.

Honesty is the best policy.

Never too late to learn.

Poverty is not a crime.

Rome was not built in a day.

Silence is golden.

The exception proves the rule.

The first step is always the hardest.

The shortest way is the best way.

There's no smoke without fire.

Walls have ears.

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