Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Quote by Aesop
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Plodding wins the race.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Please all, and you will please none.
Little friends may prove great friends.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not...
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Example is the best precept.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to...