Aesop Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old aesop quotes, aesop sayings, and aesop proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Familiarity breeds contempt.      

Aesop

Avoid a cure that is worse than the disease.      

Aesop

Don't believe everything you hear.      

Aesop

Save for a rainy day.      

Aesop

Yield to all and you will soon have nothing to yield.      

Aesop

Fine feathers don't make fine birds.      

Aesop

Liars often set their own traps.      

Aesop

One who steals has no right to complain if he is robbed.      

Aesop

It is easy to be brave from a distance.      

Aesop

Each person has his strong point.      

Aesop

It is foolish to try to imitate the skills of others.      

Aesop

It pays to be prepared.      

Aesop

It is possible to have too much of a good thing.      

Aesop

Little friends may prove great friends.      

Aesop

Misfortune tests the sincerity of friends.      

Aesop

No act of kindness no matter how small is ever wasted.      

Aesop

One good turn deserves another.      

Aesop

Please all and you will soon please none.      

Aesop

If you can't say anything nice, then don't say anything at all.      

Aesop

Don't kill the goose that lays the golden egg.      

Aesop

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.      

Aesop

He that is hard to please, may get nothing in the end.      

Aesop

It pays to be content with your lot.      

Aesop

Don't pretend to be something you aren't.      

Aesop

Honesty is the best policy.      

Aesop

You can fool people some of the time, but you can't fool them all of the time.      

Aesop

A crust in comfort is better than a feast in fear.      

Aesop

All of us, the great and the little have need of each other.      

Aesop

Vices are their own punishment.      

Aesop

Good things come in small packages.      

Aesop