Aphorisms by author: Aesop

People often grudge others when they cannot enjoy themselves.
By theme : Behavior Feelings
Familiarity breeds contempt.
By theme : Behavior
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
By theme : Behavior Philosophy
Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
By theme : Behavior Wisdom
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
By theme : Behavior Life Philosophy Thought
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
By theme : Reason Wisdom
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
By theme : Politics Society
If you allow men to use you for your own purposes, they will use you for theirs.
By theme : Behavior Relations
The gods help them that help themselves.
By theme : Life Philosophy
Wealth unused might as well not exist.
By theme : Business Wealth
Self-conceit may lead to self-destruction.
By theme : Behavior Person Psychology
Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
By theme : Behavior Reason Wisdom
He that is discontented in one place will seldom be content in another.
By theme : Behavior Character Psychology Wisdom
Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
By theme : Wisdom
Enemies` promises were made to be broken.
By theme : Relations
Union gives strength.
By theme : Politics Relations Society
We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
By theme : Behavior Psychology Relations
Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
By theme : Relations
No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
By theme : Philosophy Relations Thought
Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
By theme : Relations Thought Wisdom
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