Aesop Quotes & Wallpapers

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Total Quotes: 290


Don't kill the goose that lays the golden egg. Aesop

Distrust unsolicited advice. Aesop

Give assistance, not advice, in a crisis. Aesop

Notoriety is often mistaken for fame. Aesop

Faithful are the wounds of a friend; but the kisses of an enemy are deceitful. Aesop

Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool Aesop

Distrust interested advice. Aesop

We learn from the things we suffer. Aesop

The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own Lures. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction. Aesop

There is always someone worse off than yourself. Aesop

Better starve free than be a fat slave. Aesop

It is easy to despise what you cannot get. 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

Our mere anticipations of life outrun its realities. Aesop

The great do not always prevail. Aesop

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

Put your shoulder to the wheel. Aesop

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

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

Better to starve free than be a fat slave Aesop

Much wants more and loses all. Aesop

We should use our judgment before coming to a decision. Aesop

A kindness is never wasted Aesop

It is easy to despise what you cannot get Aesop

Wise men say nothing in dangerous times Aesop

If you had half as much brains as you have beard, you would have looked before you leaped. Aesop

He collected audiences around him, and flourished and exhibited and harangued. Aesop

What a splendid head, yet no brain. Aesop

False friends leave you in times of trouble. Aesop

Bad as any government may be, it is seldom worse than anarchy. Aesop

The greatest kindness will not bind the ungrateful. Aesop

A false tale often betrays itself. Aesop

Those who assume a character which does not belong to them, only make themselves ridiculous. Aesop

Be content with what nature made you, or run the risk of earning contempt by trying to be what you're not. Aesop

Example is more powerful than precept. Aesop

The least outlay is not always the greatest gain. Aesop

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others. 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

Never soar aloft on an enemy's pinions. Aesop

Here is an Unity Quote that we have all known since school: United we stand; divided we fall. Aesop

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

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. Aesop

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

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

In union there is strength. Aesop

You may share the labors of the great, but you will not share the spoil. Aesop

He that is hard to please, may get nothing in the end. Aesop

It pays to be content with your lot. Aesop

I thought these grapes were ripe, but I see now they are quite sour. Aesop

Every man carries two bags about him, one in front and one behind, and both are full of faults. The bag in front contains his neighbors' faults, the one behind his own. Hence it is that men do not see their own faults, but never fail to see those of others. Aesop

Much outcry, little outcome. Aesop

Try as one may, it is impossible to deny one's nature Aesop

Keep your place in life and your place will keep you Aesop

Expect no reward when you serve the wicked, and be thankful if you escape injury for your pain Aesop

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

Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield. Aesop

Vices are their own punishment Aesop

Every one is more or less master of his own fate. Aesop

Don't put off for tomorrow what you should do today. Aesop

If words suffice not, blows must follow. Aesop

Those who seek to please everybody please nobody. Aesop

Every tale is not to be believed. Aesop

He is not to be trusted as a friend who illtreats his own family. Aesop

Appearances are often deceiving. Aesop

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

Please all, and you will please none. Aesop

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

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

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

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



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