Aesop (620 BC-560 BC) quotes
- A crust eaten in peace is better then a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
- Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
- After all is said and done, more is said then done.
- Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
- Appearances are often deceiving.
- Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
- Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
- He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
- Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
- No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
- Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
- The gods help them that help themselves.
- The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
- The unhappy, derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
- United we stand, divided we fall.
- We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
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