Aesop Quotes

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth... view

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Put your shoulder to the wheel... view

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Plodding wins the race... view

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Please all, and you will please none... view

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Persuasion is often more effectual than force... view

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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties... view

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People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves... view

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Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety... view

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

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

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United we stand, divided we fall... view

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

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Self-conceit may lead to self destruction... view

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Slow but steady wins the race... view

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

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

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

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The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others... view

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The smaller the mind the greater the conceit... view

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

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The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted... view

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The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales... view

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Be content with your lot.. view

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

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We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction... view

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

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

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

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

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Appearances are often deceiving... view

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Any excuse will serve a tyrant... view

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After all is said and done, more is said than done... view

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Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit.. view

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Adventure is worthwhile... view

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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... view

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The gods help them that help themselves... view

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Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow... view

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

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He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another... view

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

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

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

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