Aesopos quotes

“A liar will not be believed even when he speaks the truth.”

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“A man is known by the company he keeps.”

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“Adversity tests the sincerity of friends.”

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“After all is said and done, more is said than done.”

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“All men are more concerned to recover what they lose than to acquire what they lack.”

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“Any excuse will serve a tyrant.”

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

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“Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.”

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“Better poverty without a care than wealth with its many obligations.”

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“Beware the wolf in sheep’s clothing.”

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“Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.”

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“Don’t cry over spilt milk.”

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“Facts speak plainer than words.”

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“Familiarity breeds contempt.”

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

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“He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.”

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“He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.”

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“It is easy to be brave at a safe distance.”

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“It is easy to despise what you cannot get.”

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“It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.”

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“It is one thing to conceive a good plan, and another to execute it.”

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“It is thrifty to prepare today for wants of tomorrow.”

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“Little by little does the trick.”

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

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“Necessity is the mother of invention.”

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“Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.”

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“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

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“Persuasion is better than force.”

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“Please all, and you will please none.”

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“Plodding wins the race.”

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“Servants don't know a good master till they have served a worse.”

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“Slow and steady wins the race.”

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“The fly sat upon the axeltree of the chariot-wheel and said, 'What a dust do I raise!'”

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“The gods help them that help themselves.”

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

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“The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.”

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“The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.”

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

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“United we stand; divided we fall.”

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“We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.”

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

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