Don't count chickens

Don't count your chickens (before they're hatched).

something that you say in order to warn someone to wait until a good thing they are expecting has really happened before they make any plans about it You might be able to get a loan from the bank, but don't count your chickens.
See also: chicken, count
References in periodicals archive ?
The lesson is, don't count chickens (or relocations) before they've hatched.
DON'T COUNT CHICKENS DESPITE GDP GROWTH (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)
Full browser ?