A sparrow is a little bird yet it has liver and gall all complete. Chinese.

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I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.

Henry David Thoreau

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If you have not been to two different bazaars, then you do not know what the best value is. (Burkina Faso)

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The always-hurrying person eats goat, but the one who takes his time eats beef. (Lesotho)

Note: In Lesotho and many other parts of Africa, cow meat is prized much more than goat meat.

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