Aesop Quotes


39 Aesop quotes:



"Men often bear little grievances with less courage than they do large misfortunes."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties"
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety."
"Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Evil Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"Example is the best precept."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Example Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"It is easy to be brave when far away from danger."
"Only cowards insult dying majesty."
"Union gives strength."
"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."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"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."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"Enemies promises were made to be broken."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"There once was a Bald Man who sat down after work on a hot summer's day. A Fly came up and kept buzzing about his bald pate, and stinging him from time to time. The Man aimed a blow at his little enemy, but - whack - his palm come on his own head instead; again the Fly tormented him, but this time the Man was wiser and said: ''YOU WILL ONLY INJURE YOURSELF IF YOU TAKE NOTICE OF DISPICABLE ENEMIES.''"
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Enemies Quotes
"It is easy to be brave from a safe distance."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Brave Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Family Quotes
"It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters"
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Comfort Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"Self-conceit may lead to self destruction."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Conceit Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit"
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Conceit Quotes
"Appearances are often deceiving."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes Greek Author Quotes
"We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance."
Author: Aesop Quotes Category: Appearance Quotes Greek Author Quotes



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