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