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584
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
687
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
634
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.
642
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
555
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
533
Slow and steady wins the race.
496
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
522
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
393
Familiarity breed contempt.
434
I am sure the grapes are sour.
442
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.
534
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
437
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
499
Union gives strength.
495
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
424
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
492
The gods help them that help themselves.
395
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
592
What a splendid head, yet no brain.
488
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.