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Aesop's Fables's Quotes: Part 1
Those who attempt to act in disguise are apt to overdo it.
What is most truly valuable is often underrated.
A fair face is of little use without sense.
We should not wait till a person is dead, to give him our respect.
The tyrant will always find a pretext for his tyranny, and it is useless for the innocent to try be reasoning to get justice, when the oppressor intends to be unjust.
Danger sometimes comes from a source that is least suspected.
Those who try to entrap others often get caught by their own schemes.
Harm hatch, harm catch.
Who acts in haste repents at leisure.
Men are apt to condemn in others the very things they practice themselves.
We are encouraged by seeing others that are worse off than ourselves.
Those who strive are often then watched by others who will take advantage of their defeat to benefit themselves.
Those who achieve notoriety often mistake it for fame.
Those who pretend to mend others should first mend themselves, and then they will more readily believed.
Traitors most except treachery.
Hypocritical speeches are easily seen through.
Equals make the best friends.
Unawful acts to escape trials only increases our troubles.
Acquaintance softens prejudices.
Better a little in safety, than abundance surrounded by danger.
He who begins to tell falsehoods is obliged to tell others to make them appear true, and, sooner or later, they will get him into trouble.
Strangers should avoid those who quarrel among themselves.
Whatever you do, do with all your might.
He who indicates strife is as guilty as they who strive.
Beware of unequal matches. Alliances prompted by ambition often prove fatal.
Be not hasty to envy the condition of others.
Hope not to succeed in burrowed plumes.
Count not your chickens before they hatched.
Those who do not know their own right place must be taught.
A man who talks for both sides is not to be trusted by either.
Stoop to conquer.
Be not haste to believe what is said in anger or thoughtlessness.
The voices we teach may be practiced inst us.
To enjoy our blessings we must have freedom.
We should not think wholly of ourselves, and we should remember that life is uncertain.
Keep to your place, if you would succeed.
He who often seeks to injure others, often injures only himself.
Aesop's Fables's Quotes: Part 2
Let every one stick to his own element.
Let those who propose be willing to perform.
Pride goes before destruction.
What we do in sport often makes great trouble for others.
Example is more powerful than precept.
An evil mind will show evil action, sooner or later.
One story is good until another is told.
Impossible things we cannot hope to attain, and it is of no use to try.
Those who practice deceit must expect to be shunned.
Like will draw like.
No one should be blamed for his infirmities.
Necessity is the mother of invention.
Every one to his taste: one man's meat is another man's poison, and one man's poison is another man's meat; what is rejected by one person may be valued highly by another.
One thief is no better than another.
We had better bear our troubles bravely than to try to escape them.
In yielding the rights of others, we may endanger our own.
Our mere anticipations of life outrun its realities.
Every man should be content to mind his own business.
It is absurd to ape our betters.
Because we are like the great in one respect we must not think we are like them in all.
Nothing can compensate us for the loss of our liberty.
Promises of a suitor must be taken with caution.
Attempt not impossibles.
A man is known by the company he seeks.
The basest ingratitude is what injures those who serve us.
He who listens to flattery is not wise, for it has no good purpose.
Fine weather friends are not worth much.
We so not always like to be taken at our word.
People are not to be judged by their coats.
Don't make much ado about nothing.
Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.
We must make friends in prosperity, if we would have their hope for your pains.
It is no good to envy those who make false accusation knowingly.
Men of evil reputation, when they perform a good deed, fail to get credit for it.
Aesop's Fables's Quotes: Part 3
When a coward is once found out, his pretensions of valve are useless.
A thief cannot be trusted, even by another thief.
Do nothing without regard to the consequences.
Retribution is certain.
Do not rely upon a boaster.
It is easy to kick a man that is down.
He who offers bribes needs watching, for his intentions are not honest.
Evil companions bring more hurt than profit.
Men often fall into the trap which they prepare for others.
Evil tendencies are shown early in life.
Persuasion is better than force.
It is hard to forget the injuries in the presence of those of him who caused the injury.
Do not presume to teach the elders.
In injuring others we are apt to receive a greater injury.
Cure a boaster by putting his words to the test.
False confidence often leads to danger.
The greatest braggarts are the greatest cowards.
Those who will sacrifice their friends to save themselves from harm are not entitled to mercy.
Birds of a feather flock together.
The perverse generally come to harm.
Incentive spurs effort.
The desire for imaginary benefits often involves the loss of present blessings.
We should not desire others blessings because we cannot enjoy them ourselves.
What seem to be a blessings are not always so.
A little common sense is often of more value than much cunning.
The misfortunes arising from a man's own misconduct are the hardest to bear.
Those who enter the back stairs must not complain if they are thrown out the window.
When you seek to change your condition, be sure that you can better it.
He who stops to parley with temptation, will be very likely to yield.
Critics are not always to be depended on.
Dignity cannot afford to quarrel with its inferiors.
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