People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Source: The Dog in the Manger
Contributed by: Zaady
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
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.
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