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A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A false tale often betrays itself. , The Fox and the Monkey   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
A willful man will have his way to his own hurt. , The Two Frogs   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Abstain and enjoy. , The Huntsman and the Fisherman   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Any excuse will serve a tyrant. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Appearances often are deceiving. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Avoid a remedy that is worse than the disease. , The Hawk, the Kite, and the Pigeons   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Benefits bestowed upon the evil-disposed increase their means of injuring you. , The Man Bitten by a Dog   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Birds of a feather flock together. , The Farmer and the Stork   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Change of habit cannot alter Nature. , The Raven and the Swan   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Children are not to be blamed for the faults of their parents. , The Two Dogs   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hid. , The Goat and the Goatherd   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Do not attempt too much at once. , The Boy and the Filberts   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another. , The Oxen and the Butchers   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Don't make much ado about nothing. , The Mountain in Labor   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Equals make the best friends. , The Two Pots   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Every man for himself. , The Three Tradesmen   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Evil companions bring more hurt than profit. , The Sick Stag   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Evil wishes, like chickens, come home to roost. , The Bee and Jupiter   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Example is more powerful than precept. , The Crab and Its Mother   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Fair weather friends are not worth much. , The Swallow and the Crow   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
False confidence often leads into danger. , The Ass, the Cock, and the Lion   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Familiarity breeds contempt. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Good judgment comes from experience, and experience--well that comes from poor judgment. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Harm hatch, harm catch. , The Mouse, the Frog, and the Hawk   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Harm seek, harm find. , The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
He is not to be trusted as a friend who mistreats his own family. , The Master and His Dogs   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
He is wise who is warned by the misfortunes of others. , The Sick Lion   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
He who shares the danger ought to share the prize. , The Two Travelers and the Axe   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Hypocritical speeches are easily seen through. , The Wolf and the Sheep   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
If men had all they wished, they would be often ruined. , The Tortoise and the Eagle   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
If words suffice not, blows must follow. , The Farmer and the Cranes   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
In serving the wicked, expect no reward, and be thankful if you escape injury for your pains. , The Wolf and the Crane   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is easy to despise what you cannot get. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
It is wise to turn circumstances to good account. , The Bat and the Weasels   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Little friends may prove great friends. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Little liberties are great offenses. , The Lion, the Mouse, and the Fox   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Look before you leap. , The Fox and the Goat   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Men often applaud an imitation, and hiss the real thing. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Might makes right. , The Wild Ass and the Lion   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends. , The Bear and the Two Travelers   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Nature exceeds nurture. , The Cat and Venus   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Never trust the advice of men in difficulties. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
No arguments will give courage to the coward. , The Fawn and His Mother   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
No one truly forgets injuries in the presence of him who caused the injury. , The Laborer and the Snake   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Notoriety is often mistaken for fame. , The Mischievous Dog   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Old friends cannot with impunity be sacrificed for new ones. , The Goatherd and the Wild Goats   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
One story is good, till another is told. , The Man and the Lion   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Only cowards insult dying majesty. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Our mere anticipations of life outrun its realities. , The Seaside Travelers   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Please all, and you will please none. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Pleasure bought with pains, hurts. , The Flies and the Honey-Pot   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Plodding wins the race. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Pride goes before destruction. , The Fighting Cocks and the Eagle   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Self-help is the best help. , Hercules and the Wagoner   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Slow but steady wins the race. , The Hare and the Tortoise   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful. , The Farmer and the Snake   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The hero is brave in deeds as well as words. , The Hunter and the Woodman   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The least outlay is not always the greatest gain. , The Widow and the Sheep   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The loiterer often blames delay on his more active friend. , The Traveler and His Dog   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The memory of a good deed lives. , The Old Woman and the Wine-Jar   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The more honor the more danger. , The Mice and the Weasels   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The safeguards of virtue are hateful to those with evil intentions. , The Thieves and the Cock   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The tyrant will always find a pretext for his tyranny. , The Wolf and the Lamb   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
The value is in the worth, not in the number. , The Lioness   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
There is always someone worse off than yourself. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
There is no believing a liar, even when he speaks the truth. , The Shepherd's Boy and the Wolf   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Those who seek to please everybody please nobody. , The Man and His Two Sweethearts   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Those who suffer most cry out the least. , The Oxen and the Axle-Trees   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
United we stand, divided we fall. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
We had better bear our troubles bravely than try to escape them. , The King's Son and the Painted Lion   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
We must make friends in prosperity if we would have their help in adversity. , The Sick Kite   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Whatever you do, do with all your might. , The Boy and the Nettles   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
You may share the labours of the great, but you may not share the spoil. Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven
Zeal should not outrun discretion. , The Thirsty Pigeon   Klik for at sende dette citat til en ven

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