Aesop Quotes (132 quotes)
The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
Aesop's Fables: The Shepherd's Boy, translated by Joseph Jacobs in 1894
“Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.”
Aesop's Fables: A New Version, Chiefly from Original Sources (1848 edition)
Juno and the Peacock
The Lion, The Ass, And The Fox Hunting
The Dog and the Shadow
Aesop's Fables: Translated by Joseph Jacobs (1894). (2010 edition), MobileReference - ISBN: 9781607780656
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Bio: Aesop was a fabulist or story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains uncertain and no writings by him survive, numerous tales credited to him were gathered across the centuries and in many languages in a storytelling tradition that continues to this day. In many of the tales, animals speak and have human characteristics.
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