We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.
There is always someone worse off than yourself.
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give. He killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemys toils than out again.
You may share the labours of the great but you may not share the spoil.