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620
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
746
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
691
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.
698
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
593
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
565
Slow and steady wins the race.
528
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
556
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
423
Familiarity breed contempt.
465
I am sure the grapes are sour.
476
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.
567
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
472
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
532
Union gives strength.
528
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
451
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
521
The gods help them that help themselves.
422
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
627
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
520
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.