I am sure the grapes are sour.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Source: The Fox and the Grapes
Contributed by: Zaady
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
You may share the labours of the great, but you will not share the spoil.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
Much outcry, little outcome.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
Source: The Dog in the Manger
Please all, and you will please none.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
Source: The Ant and the Grasshopper
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Source: The Milkmaid and Her Pail
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Source: Hercules and the Wagoner
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