Aesop Quotes

Aesop

Greek slave & fable author (620 BC - 560 BC)

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Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortun

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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

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It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

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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.

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Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

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I am sure the grapes are sour.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

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Slow and steady wins the race.

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Familiarity breed contempt.

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

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It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

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Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.

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People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.

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It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

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Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

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

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I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

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Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

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Union gives strength.

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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted.

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The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

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In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.

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Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

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What a splendid head, yet no brain.

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

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It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

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

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

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Look before you leap.

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Outside show is a poor substitution for inner worth.

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

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

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

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Plodding wins the race.

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