Loup

Le loup sait bien ce que male bête pense ” [male = méchant]. “Un fripon reconnait un fripon au premier coup d'oeil.” We judge others by ourselves. “Chacun mesure tout à son aune.” We measure others in our own bushel. The wolf believes that every beast entertains the same wolfish thoughts and desires as it does itself. Plautus expresses the same idea thus “Insanire me aiunt ultro cum ipsi insanrunt;” and Cicero says, “Malum conscientia suspiciosum facit

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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