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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
To-day, To-morrow
 
Better have an egg to-day than a hen to-morrow.  Italian.  1
Enjoy to-day, for to-morrow the first gray hairs may come.  Punch.  2
Have you somewhat to do to-morrow, do it to-day.  Franklin.  3
He who falls to-day may rise to-morrow.  Don Quixote.  4
If things look badly to-day, they may look better to-morrow.  5
If to-day will not, to-morrow may.  6
It is better to have a hen to-morrow than an egg to-day.  7
Never defer till to-morrow that which you can do to-day.  8
One hour to-day is worth two to-morrow.  9
One to-day is worth two to-morrows.  German.  10
Rather the egg to-day than the hen to-morrow.  Danish.  11
To-day me, to-morrow thee.  12
To-day must borrow nothing of to-morrow.  German.  13
To-day’s sorrows will bring not to-morrow.  Dutch.  14
To-morrow’s remedy will not ward off the evil of to-day.  Spanish.  15
Use not to-day what to-morrow may want.  Ancient Brahmin.  16
What is wrong to-day won’t be right to-morrow.  Dutch.  17
What one loses to-day one may gain to-morrow.  Don Quixote.  18
What’s my turn to-day, may be thine to-morrow.  19
You saddle to-day and ride out to-morrow.  20
 
 
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