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all is grist that comes to the mill
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used to emphasize the importance of resourcefulness and open-mindedness, as everything can be useful in some way
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all is fish that comes to the net
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used to suggest that one should make the best of any opportunity or situation that presents itself, regardless of whether it is desirable or not, as there is value to be found in everything
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everyone speaks well of the bridge which / that carries him over
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used to suggest that individuals often hold a favorable view of something or someone that has directly benefited them
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give and take is fair play
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used to imply that a fair exchange involves giving something in return for what one receives, emphasizing the importance of reciprocity and balance in relationships
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to the victor go / belong the spoils
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used to suggest that the winner of a conflict or competition is entitled to the rewards or benefits of their victory
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a fair exchange is no robbery
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used to imply that a fair deal or exchange should be mutually beneficial and satisfactory to both parties, without any unfair or dishonest practices
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let every man praise the bridge he goes over
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used to imply that one should appreciate and not criticize the things or people that have helped them in the past, even if they may not be ideal for others
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