2. The Goose that Laid the Golden Eggs Much wants more and loses all 3. The Cat and the Mice If you are wise you won't be deceived by the innocent airs of those whom you have once found to be dangerous. 4. The Mischievous Dog Notoriety is often mistaken for fame. 7. The Bat and the Weasles Look and see which way the wind blows before you commit yourself. 13. The Cat and the Birds A villain may disguise himself, but he will not deceive the wise. 14. The Spendthrift and the Swallow One swallow do es not make summer. 17. Honesty is the best policy. 18. Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself. 20. Necessity is the mother of invention. 22. Persuasion is better than force. 29. Do not count on your chickens before they are hatched.