Quotes by Greek Author Aesop


No Act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. Aesop

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another. Aesop


Please all, and you will please none. Aesop

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. Aesop

The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales. Aesop
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We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted. Aesop
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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. Aesop

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. Aesop

We often give our enemies the means to our own destruction. Aesop
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He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own. Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. Aesop

Appearances are deceptive. Aesop

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others. Aesop

Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office. Aesop

In union there is strength. Aesop

Wealth unused might as well not exist. Aesop

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. Aesop

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. Aesop


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