Best quotes by the Greek Author Aesop

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

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

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

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



We would often be sorry if our wishes were granted. AESOP
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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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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. 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

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

Appearances are deceptive. AESOP

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

In union there is strength. AESOP

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

Wealth unused might as well not exist. AESOP

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others. AESOP

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters. AESOP

Slow and steady wins the race. AESOP

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

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

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. AESOP

Example is the best precept. AESOP

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched. AESOP

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing. AESOP

Obscurity brings safety. AESOP

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety. AESOP

Little by little does the trick. AESOP

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. AESOP


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Enemies promises were made to be broken. AESOP

A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. AESOP

There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES. AESOP
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The gods help them that help themselves. AESOP

Union gives strength. AESOP

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. AESOP

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We often give our enemies the means to our own destruction. AESOP
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The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. AESOP
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Enemies promises were made to be broken. AESOP

There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES. AESOP
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Appearances are deceptive. AESOP

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth. AESOP

Appearances are often deceiving. AESOP

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Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes. AESOP

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. AESOP

The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. AESOP
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Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. AESOP



The gods help them that help themselves. AESOP

Enemies promises were made to be broken. AESOP

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin. AESOP

Union gives strength. AESOP

Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. AESOP

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance. AESOP

A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him. AESOP

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. AESOP

Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency. AESOP

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs. AESOP

There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES. AESOP
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A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone. AESOP

Plodding wins the race. AESOP

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray. AESOP

Any excuse will serve a tyrant. AESOP

Appearances are often deceiving. AESOP

Adventure is worthwhile. AESOP

The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. AESOP
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