Aesop (620-560BC) [Aisopos] Greek fabulist

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Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties. - Aesop [Aisopos]


It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters. - Aesop [Aisopos]


After all is said and done, more is said than done. - Aesop [Aisopos]


An oak and a reed were arguing about their strength. When a strong wind came up, the reed avoided being uprooted by bending and leaning with the gusts of wind. But the oak stood firm and was torn up by the roots. - Aesop [Aisopos]


The injury we do and the one we suffer are not weighed in the same scale. - Aesop [Aisopos]


What a splendid head, yet no brain. - Aesop [Aisopos]


Obscurity often brings safety. - Aesop [Aisopos]


Only a brave person is willing to honestly admit, and fearlessly to face, what a sincere and logical mind discovers. - Aesop [Aisopos]


Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow. - Aesop [Aisopos]


A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth. - Aesop [Aisopos]