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Aesop (620 BC - 560 BC)
Greek slave & fable author [more author details]
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Familiarity breed contempt.
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Aesop, The Fox and the Lion
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
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Aesop, The Frog and the Ox
Thinking to get at once all the gold the goose could give, he killed it and opened it only to find - nothing.
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Aesop, The Goose with the Golden Eggs
Slow and steady wins the race.
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Aesop, The Hare and the Tortoise
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
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Aesop, The Jay and the Peacock
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
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Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse
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.
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Aesop, The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts
I will have nought to do with a man who can blow hot and cold with the same breath.
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Aesop, The Man and the Satyr
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
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Aesop, The Milkmaid and Her Pail
We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
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Aesop, The Old Man and Death
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
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Aesop, The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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Aesop, The Wolf and the Lamb
Appearances often are deceiving.
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Aesop, The Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

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