Quotes by Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.


Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.


In critical moments even the very powerful have need of the weakest.


Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.


It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.


Persuasion is often more effectual than force.


United we stand, divided we fall.


Put your shoulder to the wheel.


The gods help them that help themselves.


It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.