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Better to be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion

It is better to be in a leading position of a small group than one of the numeral followers of a bigger one, in which case one’s skills and values cannot be noticed easily.

The young athlete always played for his home town team rather than moving to a larger city with a bigger team. He thought that it was better to be the head of a dog than the tail of a lion.