Name = Aesop
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Quotes By Aesop
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No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
Adventure is worthwhile.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
After all is said and done, more is said than done.
Appearances are often deceiving.
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Please all, and you will please none.
Slow but steady wins the race.
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
United we stand, divided we fall.
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
Plodding wins the race.
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
Familiarity breeds contempt.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
Example is the best precept.
We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
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.
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
The gods help them that help themselves.
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard, if we do not strive as well as pray.
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.