Aesop Quotes


Information about Aesop

 Aesop
Aesop

Giving the world such famous fables as The Lion and the Mouse and The Boy Who Cried Wolf, Aesop was a Greek author with incredible wit and insight. Thought to live somewhere between 620 and 560 B.C., his fables are still taught to children today, in books, plays and cartoons. Not much is known about Aesop, not even his birthplace. Its believed that Aesop never wrote down his own fables dur…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


Found 101 quotes by Aesop .
[ Page 1 of 5 ]
 Aesop

"Little friends may prove great friends." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Friends Or Friendship   

 Aesop

"A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Family   

 Aesop

"What a splendid head, yet no brain." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Brain   

 Aesop

"There can be little liking where there is no likeness" Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"Self-conceit may lead to self destruction." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Conceit    Greek Author   

 Aesop

"Familiarity breed contempt." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Contempt   

 Aesop

"United we stand; divided we fall" Aesop
Add Category or Author

Unity   

 Aesop

"The smaller the mind the greater the conceit" Aesop
Add Category or Author

Conceit   

 Aesop

"We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction" Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Greek Author   

 Aesop

"The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Force    Greek Author   

 Aesop

"The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales" Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear." Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Greek Author   

 Aesop

"We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Greek Author    Office   

 Aesop

"Appearances often are deceiving." Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted" Aesop
Add Category or Author

 Aesop

"People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Greek Author    People   

 Aesop

"A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Greek Author    Liar   

 Aesop

"Appearances are often deceiving." Aesop
Add Category or Author

Appearance    Greek Author   

 Aesop

"Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten" Aesop
Add Category or Author

Forgiveness   





Add this widget to your website!


"Top" Lists



"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com


Contact