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631
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
767
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
718
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.
722
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
610
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
578
Slow and steady wins the race.
543
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
569
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
436
Familiarity breed contempt.
479
I am sure the grapes are sour.
488
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.
581
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
489
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
545
Union gives strength.
543
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
464
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
535
The gods help them that help themselves.
436
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
641
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
541
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.