Aesop

620 - 560 BC

A Quote by Aesop on anxiety and peace

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse

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A Quote by Aesop on enemies, power, tyranny, and wonder

Those who voluntarily put power into the hands of a tyrant or an enemy, must not wonder if it be at last turned against themselves.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

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A Quote by Aesop

United we stand. divided we fall.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: "The Four Oxen and the Lion"

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A Quote by Aesop on strength

In union there is strength. "Union gives strength" is the version in The Fables of Aesop, ed. Joseph Jacobs, p. 87 (1964).

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: fable, "The Bundle of Sticks," Aesop's Fables, with drawings by Fritz Kredel, p. 122 (1947).

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A Quote by Aesop on strength

Union gives strength.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: The Bundle of Sticks

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A Quote by Aesop on wealth

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Wealth unused might as well not exist.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

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A Quote by Aesop on wishes

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We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: The Old Man and Death

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A Quote by Aesop

The boy cried "Wolf, wolf!" and the villagers came out to help him.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: The Shepherd Boy And The Wolf

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A Quote by Aesop on death

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Better to die once and for all, than live in continual terror.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: Aesop’s Fables

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A Quote by Aesop on suffering

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

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