Quotes by Aesop

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.

I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.

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

Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.

Familiarity breed contempt.

Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.

Put your shoulder to the wheel.

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.