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571
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
644
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
601
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.
612
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
540
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
520
Slow and steady wins the race.
479
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
505
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
379
Familiarity breed contempt.
419
I am sure the grapes are sour.
426
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.
519
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
421
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
484
Union gives strength.
481
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
408
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
476
The gods help them that help themselves.
383
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
576
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
473
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.