Posts Tagged ‘Aesop’

Quote of the day, Dec. 1

December 1, 2017

Aesop, on illusions

“Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”

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Quote of the day, May 23

May 24, 2017

Aesop, “The Man and the Lion”

A Lion and a Man chanced to travel in company through the forest. They soon began to quarrel, for each of them boasted that he and his kind were far superior to the other both in strength and mind. (more…)

Quote of the day, Dec. 29

December 29, 2016

Aesop, from Fables (The Lion and the Mouse)

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

Quote of the day, Sept. 17

September 17, 2015

Aesop

“The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed on the same scales.”

Quote of the day, Nov. 16

November 16, 2014

Aesop

“Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”