Quotes and aphorisms (page 8)

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

Aesop

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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.

Aesop

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

Aesop

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It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.

Aesop

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It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

Aesop

1

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

Aesop

1

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

Aesop

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I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

Aesop

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Don't cry over spilt milk.

Aesop

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Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

Aesop

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Beware the wolf in sheep's clothing.

Aesop

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

Aesop

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

Aesop

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Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.

Aesop

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Appearances often are deceiving.

Aesop

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Any excuse will serve a tyrant.

Aesop

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

Aesop

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Patience is the companion of wisdom.

Augustine of Hippo

3

Charity is no substitute for justice withheld.

Augustine of Hippo

2

To sing is the work of a lover.

Augustine of Hippo

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