A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
Aesop (620 - 560 BC)
Contributed by: Zaady
It is easy to despise what you cannot get.
The shaft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagle's own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
Source: The Eagle And The Arrow
We often give enemies the means of our own destruction.
While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
Source: The Lion, The Fox, And The Beasts
Enemies' promises were made to be broken.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Source: The Wolf and the Lamb
Familiarity breeds contempt.
Source: see Publilius Syrus — The Fox and the Lion
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
Only cowards insult dying majesty.
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