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  • As a babysitter my mother trusted you with her children and your broke that trust by touching her daughter
    (Aesop)

  • Fools take to themselves the respect that is given to their office.
    (Aesop)

  • Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
    (Aesop)

  • There can be little liking where there is no likeness
    (Aesop)

  • Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
    (Aesop)


  • Put your shoulder to the wheel.
    (Aesop)

  • A farmer who had a quarrelsome family called his sons and told them to lay a bunch of sticks before him. Then, after laying the sticks parallel to one another and binding them, he challenged his sons, one after one, to pick up the bundle and break it. They all tried, but in vain. Then, untying the bundle, he gave them the sticks to break one by one. This they did with the greatest ease. Then said the father, Thus, my sons, as long as you remain united, you are a match for anything, but differ and separate, and you are undone.
    (Aesop)

  • Obscurity brings safety.
    (Aesop)

  • Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
    (Aesop)

  • Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
    (Aesop)

  • Affairs are easier of entrance than of exit; and it is but common prudence to see our way out before we venture in.
    (Aesop)

  • In union there is strength.
    (Aesop)

  • Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
    (Aesop)

  • Wealth unused might as well not exist.
    (Aesop)

  • Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
    (Aesop)


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