Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Source: Hercules and the Wagoner
Contributed by: Zaady
Slow and steady wins the race.
Source: The Hare and the Tortoise
The gods help them that help themselves.
I am sure the grapes are sour.
Source: The Fox and the Grapes
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.
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