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640
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
777
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
730
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
730
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
620
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
591
Slow and steady wins the race.
550
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
577
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
443
Familiarity breed contempt.
491
I am sure the grapes are sour.
496
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
588
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
496
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
553
Union gives strength.
550
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
471
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
542
The gods help them that help themselves.
441
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
649
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
547
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.