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A list of the best Aesop quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Aesop quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Aesop quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Aesop should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Aesop quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.
This list answers the questions, "What are the best Aesop quotes?" and "What is the most famous Aesop quote?"
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The injuries we do and the injuries we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.Aesop
In union there is strength.Aesop
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.Aesop
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.Aesop
Example is the best precept.Aesop
Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.Aesop
It is easy to be brave when far away from danger.Aesop
michaelj72 added Fine clothes may disguise, but silly words will disclose a fool.
Lea Tammi added Whoever neglects old friends for the sake of new deserves what he gets if he loses both.
Lea Tammi added He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.
michaelj72 added Little friends may prove great friends.
michaelj72 added Much outcry, little outcome.
Enemies promises were made to be broken.Aesop
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.Aesop