Aesop

Adventure is worthwhile.

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The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

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It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.

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It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.

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

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Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.

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

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While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.

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What a splendid head, yet no brain.

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

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Aesop — quotes and aphorisms

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

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United we stand, divided we fall.

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Union gives strength.

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The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.

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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.

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The gods help them that help themselves.

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Slow and steady wins the race.

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Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.

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Persuasion is often more effectual than force.

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People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.

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