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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Forecast, Forelooking, Foreseeing
 
Could a man foresee events he would never be poor.  French.  1
Forecast is better than hard work.  2
He who could see only three days into futurity might enrich himself forever.  Chinese.  3
If our foresight were as good as our hindsight, we would never make any mistakes.  4
He that will not look before him must look behind him.  Gaelic.  5
He who does not look before him must take misfortunes for his earnings.  Danish.  6
He who looks not before finds himself behind.  French.  7
 
 
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