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542
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
598
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
563
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.
570
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
500
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
487
Slow and steady wins the race.
448
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
485
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
360
Familiarity breed contempt.
397
I am sure the grapes are sour.
392
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.
480
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
388
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
452
Union gives strength.
448
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
381
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
437
The gods help them that help themselves.
363
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
543
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
442
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.