Aesop Quotes

Aesop Quotes

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

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

...convinced that in trying to please all, he had pleased none, and had lost his ass into the bargain.

No one believes a liar even when he tells the truth

Once a wolf, always a wolf.

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

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

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.

The Sun is bad enough even while he is single, drying up our marshes with his heat as he does. But what will become of us if he marries and and begets other suns?

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