Familiarity breeds contempt.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Source: see Publilius Syrus — The Fox and the Lion
Contributed by: Zaady
Appearances often are deceiving.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Source: The Jay and the Peacock
Self conceit may lead to self destruction.
Source: The Frog and the Ox
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Source: Juno And The Peacock
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Distrust interested advice.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
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