Fable is more historical than fact, because fact tells us about one man and fable tells us about a million men.
It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, a symbol rather than reason by which men are moved.
The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
Those who cry the loudest are not always the ones who are hurt the most
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Don't count your chickens before they egg.
What is history but a fable agreed upon?
Natural history is not about producing fables.
It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
Religions are all alike- founded upon fables and mythologies.
I wanted to write a new fable and see how many rules you could break.
A doubtful friend is worse than a certain enemy. Let a man be one thing or the other, and we then know how to meet him.
Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable.
There are men here and there to whom the whole of life is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar; easy, pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten - before the end is told - even if there happens to be any end to it.
I directed a piece of theater in Italy. We took nine fables from the town and we created a play.
From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.
Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
Put your shoulder to the wheel.
Equals make the best friends.
Betray a friend, and you'll often find you have ruined yourself.
A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
One good turn deserves another.
Follow AzQuotes on Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Every day we present the best quotes! Improve yourself, find your inspiration, share with friends