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    One shouldn’t commit suicide out of fear of death.
    Swedish proverb, trans. by Verne Moberg.

    In love, there is always one who kisses and one who offers the cheek.
    —French proverb.

    George Bernard Shaw adapted this proverb in Heartbreak House, act 2: “One turns the cheek: the other kisses it. One provides the cash: the other spends it.”