Ancient Proverbs: 27 – Aesop.

“A crust in comfort is better than a feast in fear.”  …

“All of us, the great and the little have need of each other.” …

“One who steals has no right to complain if he is robbed.”   …

“Fine feathers don’t make fine birds.” …          

~Aesop

aesop2Aesop (or the legend of such a man) has survived for centuries without a shred of real evidence regarding his actual life. Nobody knows anything about Aesop to be fact; mainly what we continue to carry of this legacy is nothing more than word of mouth, handed down for generations. (In itself, this is amazing!)
I feel strange quoting someone who may not have even existed, but the words are there despite any argument surrounding Aesop, himself.
He was supposedly a hideously ugly slave who could not even speak upon the beginning of his becoming a fabulist. He was given the gift of storytelling from a priestess of Isis, after doing a nice deed for her out of kindness. Apparently, there was no stopping him after that, and the rest is history. Either way, the wisdom attributed to him are profound and worth passing on, in my opinion.

14 thoughts on “Ancient Proverbs: 27 – Aesop.

  1. JunkChuck says:

    Aesop needs to get off the sofa and stop playing Call of Duty all night and sleeping all day; He ought to get out of his bathrobe, maybe shower and try combing his hair every once in a while. And the dude wonders why chicks don’t dig him. Man, Ae-dawg, have some pride.

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  2. JMC813 says:

    So after all of Aesop’s fables, Good ol Aesop himself may have been a fable. Very Interesting. Hmmmmmm

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