AESOP QUOTES

Greek storyteller (620 B.C.-564 B.C.)

Aesop quote

Don't count your chickens before they are hatched.

AESOP, "The Milkmaid and Her Pail", Aesop's Fables

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Honesty is the best policy.

AESOP, "The Horse and the Groom", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: honesty


Slow and steady wins the race.

AESOP, "The Tortoise and the Hare", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: patience, consistency


Don't cry over spilt milk.

AESOP, "The Milkmaid and Her Pail", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: regret


Look before you leap.

AESOP, "The Fox and the Goat", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: caution


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

AESOP, Fables

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Tags: lying, truth


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

AESOP, Fables

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Tags: stealing


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

AESOP, "The Lion and the Mouse", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: kindness


Don't put off for tomorrow what you should do today.

AESOP, "The Grasshopper and the Ants", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: procrastination


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

AESOP, Fables

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Evil wishes, like chickens, come home to roost.

AESOP, "The Bee and Jupiter", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: evil, desire


Prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

AESOP, "The Ant and the Grasshopper", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: preparation, tomorrow


Don't neglect the future in times of plenty, for tomorrow you may need what you wasted today.

AESOP, "The Ants and the Grasshopper", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: prosperity, future


Birds of a feather flock together.

AESOP, "The Farmer and the Stork", Aesop's Fables

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Please all, and you will please none.

AESOP, Fables

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Beware the wolf in sheep's clothing.

AESOP, "The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing", Aesop's Fables

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United we stand; divided we fall.

AESOP, "The Bundle of Sticks", Aesop's Fables

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Necessity is the mother of invention.

AESOP, Fables

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Tags: necessity, invention


Better a long life of toil than a short one of ease.

AESOP, "The Heifer and the Fox", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: life, work


Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

AESOP, "The Fox and the Goat", Aesop's Fables

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Tags: advice