(Fabulist and Storyteller)
620 BCE - 564 BCE, (Delphi, Greece)

Aesop Quotes

Aesop Quote 20088 - The covetous are poor givers.

The covetous are poor givers.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote 20086 - Much Wants more and loses all.

Much wants more and loses all.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote 20084 - Who acts in haste repent at leisure.

Who acts in haste repent at leisure.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote - Slow but steady wins the race.

Slow but steady wins the race.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote - Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another.

Do not be in a hurry to change one evil for another.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote 20078

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

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

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

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Aesop Quote - Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hidden.

Do not attempt to hide things which cannot be hidden.

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Aesop Quote : The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes.

The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.

Notoriety is often mistaken for fame.

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Aesop Quote 20068

I can’t be friends with a man who blows hot and cold with the same breath.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

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Aesop Quote 20066

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

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : No argument will give courage to the coward.

No arguments will give courage to the coward.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Better to starve free than be a fat slave.

Better to starve free than be a fat slave.

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Aesop Quote 20058

Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Put your shoulder to the wheel.

Put your shoulder to the wheel.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.

Sometimes the slow ones blame the active for the delay.

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Aesop Quote : Prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

Prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

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Aesop Quote : the more you want, the more you stand to lose.

The more you want, the more you stand to lose.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : we often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.

We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.

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Aesop Quote 20046

The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scales.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

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

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Aesop Quote 20042

Look and see which way the wind blows before you commit yourself.

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Aesop Quote : facts speak plainer than words.

Facts speak plainer than words.

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Aesop Quote : familiarity breeds contempt.

Familiarity breeds contempt.

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Aesop Quote : It is easy to despise what you cannot get.

It is easy to despise what you cannot get.

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Aesop Quote : Please all, and you will please none.

Please all, and you will please none.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote 20032

Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote 20030

If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.

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Aesop Quote 20028

Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.

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Aesop Quote 20026

There are many statues of men slaying lions, but if only the lions were sculptors there might be quite a different set of statues.

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Aesop Quote 20024

Betray a friend, and you’ll often find you have ruined yourself.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Children are not to be blamed for the faults of their parents.

Children are not to be blamed for the faults of their parents.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : The hero is brave in deeds as well as words.

The hero is brave in deeds as well as words.

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Aesop Quote : A man is known by the company he keeps.

A man is known by the company he keeps.

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Aesop Quote 20016

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

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Give Assistance, not advice, in a crisis.

Give assistance, not advice, in a crisis.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Most arguments are useless.

Most arguments are useless.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : uninvited guests are often most welcome when they leave.

Uninvited guests are often most welcome when they leave.

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Aesop Quote 20008

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

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : A word in season is most precious.

A word in season is most precious.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Zeal should not outrun discretion.

Zeal should not outrun discretion.

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Aesop Quote 20002

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

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Aesop Quote : once a wolf, always a wolf.

Once a wolf, always a wolf.

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Aesop Quote : Those who suffer most cry out the least.

Those who suffer most cry out the least.

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Aesop Quote : Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

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Aesop Quote : little by little does the trick.

Little by little does the trick.

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Aesop Quote : It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

–Aesop
Aesop Quote : Self-help is the best help.

Self-help is the best help.

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