Slow and steady wins the race.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Source: The Hare and the Tortoise
Contributed by: Zaady
The gods help them that help themselves.
Source: Hercules and the Wagoner
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
Source: The Man and the Satyr
Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
Our insignificance is the cause of our safety.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Source: The Lion and the Mouse
A huge gap appeared in the side of the mountain. At last a tiny mouse came forth.
Source: The Mountain in Labor
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Little friends may prove great friends.
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find-nothing.
Source: The Goose with the Golden Eggs
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