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It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow. ...
by Aesop

It is thrifty to prepare today for the wants of tomorrow.
- Aesop

Poverty with security is better than plenty
in the midst of fear and uncertainty.
- Aesop

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

Outer show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

 

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
- Aesop

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

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The smaller the mind the greater the conceit.
- Aesop

He that always gives way to others will end in having
no principles of his own.
- Aesop

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind,
soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.
- Aesop

He that is discontented in one place will seldom be happy in another.
- Aesop

The gods help them that help themselves.
- Aesop

United we stand, divided we fall.
- Aesop

Persuasion is often more effectual than force.
- Aesop

Destroy the seed of evil, or it will grow up to your ruin.
- Aesop

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.
- Aesop

People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves.
- Aesop

We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
- Aesop

Better be wise by the misfortunes of others than by your own.
- Aesop

If you allow men to use you for your own purposes,
they will use you for theirs.
- Aesop

Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.
- Aesop

Familiarity breeds contempt.
- Aesop

It is in vain to expect our prayers to be heard,
if we do not strive as well as pray.
- Aesop

Self-conceit may lead to self destruction.
- Aesop

No act of kindness, no matter how small,
is ever wasted.
- Aesop

Plodding wins the race.
- Aesop

It is easy to be brave from a safe distance.
- Aesop

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.
- Aesop

Example is the best precept.
- Aesop

After all is said and done, more is said than done.
- Aesop

A liar will not be believed, even when he speaks the truth.
- Aesop

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified.
- 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

The unhappy derive comfort from the misfortunes of others.
- 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

Appearances are often deceiving.
- Aesop

Never trust the advice of a man in difficulties.
- Aesop

Adventure is worthwhile.
- Aesop

The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness,
however small, is ever wasted.
- Aesop

We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
- Aesop

Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.
- Aesop

Injuries may be forgiven, but not forgotten.
- Aesop

Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
- Aesop

The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
- Aesop

Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
- Aesop

Outside show is a poor substitute for inner worth.
- Aesop

Please all, and you will please none.
- Aesop

Put your shoulder to the wheel.
- Aesop

Our insignificance is often the cause of our safety.
- Aesop

Men often applaud an imitation and hiss the real thing.
- Aesop

We should look to the mind, and not to the outward appearance.
- Aesop

Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both,
before we commit ourselves to either.
- Aesop

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water,
they are good servants, but bad masters.
- Aesop

Be thrifty, but not covetous.
- George Herbert

The timid man calls himself cautious,
the sordid man thrifty.
- Publilius Syrus

The future belongs to those who prepare for it today.
- Malcolm X

Prepare for the unknown by studying how others in the past
have coped with the unforeseeable and the unpredictable.
- George S. Patton

Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.
- John Wooden

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

Don't prepare the path for the child,
prepare the child for the path.
- Anonymous

The Paradox Of Living In The Moment is -
How To Be Happy Today AND Prepare For Tomorrow
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will prepare and some day my chance will come.
- Abraham Lincoln

Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.
They are consumed in twelve minutes.
Half-times take twelve minutes.
This is not coincidence.
- Erma Bombeck

In fair weather prepare for foul.
- Thomas Fuller

Expect the best, Prepare for the worst.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

Expect the best.
Prepare for the worst.
Capitalize on what comes.
- Zig Ziglar

First, I prepare.
Then I have faith.
- Joe Namath

I don't know how to cook and there's so much work involved
you have to buy the groceries and prepare them.
I like it when people cook for me, or I'll just order some take-out.
- Famke Janssen

You can never prepare yourself enough to see your mug shot and DUI.
- Tracey Gold

Very good coaches for ski jumpers stand at the top
of the slope and watch the jumpers prepare,
rather than standing at the bottom and watching them land.
- Roland Joffe


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