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648
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
783
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
734
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.
737
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
629
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
596
Slow and steady wins the race.
556
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
584
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
450
Familiarity breed contempt.
500
I am sure the grapes are sour.
502
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.
595
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
501
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
560
Union gives strength.
559
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
478
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
551
The gods help them that help themselves.
446
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
658
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
556
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.