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620
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
745
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
690
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.
696
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
592
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
564
Slow and steady wins the race.
527
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
555
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
422
Familiarity breed contempt.
464
I am sure the grapes are sour.
475
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.
566
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
471
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
531
Union gives strength.
527
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
450
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
520
The gods help them that help themselves.
421
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
626
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
519
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.