Aesop Quotes

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

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.

Aesop

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

Aesop

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.

Aesop

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

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

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Slow and steady wins the race.

Aesop

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

Aesop

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

Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Aesop

The gods help them that help themselves.

Aesop

Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.

Aesop

Put your shoulder to the wheel.

Aesop

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

Aesop

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

Aesop

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