Aesop Quotes (47 quotations)

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

2. 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. - Aesop

3. Adventure is worthwhile. - Aesop

4. Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in. - Aesop

5. After all is said and done, more is said than done. - Aesop

6. Any excuse will serve a tyrant. - Aesop

7. Appearances often are deceiving. - Aesop

8. Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop

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

10. Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop

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

12. Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. - Aesop

13. Everybody has that thing where they need to look one way but they come out looking another way and that's what people observe. You see someone on the street and essentially what you notice about them is the flaw. It's just extraordinary that we should have been given these peculiarities. Something is ironic in the world and it has to do with the fact that what you intend never comes out like you intend it. - Aesop

14. Example is the best precept. - Aesop

15. Familiarity breed contempt. - Aesop

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

17. I am sure the grapes are sour. - Aesop

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

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

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

21. It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. - Aesop

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

23. It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. - Aesop

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

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

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