Quotation Explorer - 'Aesop'

Slow and steady wins the race. - Aesop
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath. - Aesop
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing. - Aesop
What a splendid head, yet no brain. - Aesop
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. - Aesop
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. - Aesop
Familiarity breed contempt. - Aesop
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds. - Aesop
Any excuse will serve a tyrant. - Aesop
I am sure the grapes are sour. - Aesop
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. - Aesop
Put your shoulder to the wheel. - Aesop
The gods help them that help themselves. - Aesop
Union gives strength. - Aesop
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again. - Aesop
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit. - Aesop
The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over. - Aesop
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction. - Aesop
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
Persuasion is often more effectual than force. - Aesop
Look before you leap. - Aesop
...convinced that in trying to please all, he had pleased none, and had lost his ass into the bargain. - Aesop
Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own. - Aesop
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten. - Aesop
It is easy to be brave from a safe distance. - Aesop
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. - Aesop
It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. - 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
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted. - Aesop
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters. - Aesop
Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear. - Aesop
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. - Aesop
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched. - Aesop
In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest. - Aesop
Outside show is a poor substitution for inner worth. - Aesop
It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard. - Aesop
Appearances often are deceiving. - Aesop
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything. - Aesop
United we stand, divided we fall. - Aesop
No one believes a liar even when he tells the truth - Aesop
Plodding wins the race. - Aesop
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