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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
He that listens for what people say of him shall never have peace.  1
He who listens at doors hears more than he desires.  French.  2
If you listen at a hole, you will hear ill of yourself as well as others.  Spanish.  3
Listen at the key-hole and you’ll hear news of yourself.  4
Listen to what is well said even from an enemy.  Modern Greek.  5
Men were made to listen as well as talk.  Benjamin Disraeli.  6

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