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Aesop Quotes

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620 BC - 560 BC
Nationality: Greek
Category: Author
Subcategory: Greek Author

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


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


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


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


Plodding wins the race.


Slow but steady wins the race.


Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.


Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.


Put your shoulder to the wheel.


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


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


Example is the best precept.


The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.


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


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


Persuasion is often more effectual than force.


He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.


Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.


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


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


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