No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
The injuries we do and those we suffer are seldom weighed in the same scales.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life: that word is love.- Sophocles
I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world wo...- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love, or the joy of breathing, or walking on a b...- Erich Fromm
Don't look forward to the day you stop suffering, because when it comes you'll know you're...- Tennessee Williams
Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worse kind o...- Paulo Coelho
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. Scattered details of Aesop's life can be found in ancient sources, including Aristotle, Herodotus, and Plutarch. An ancient literary work called The Aesop Romance tells an episodic, probably highly fictional version of his life, including the traditional description of him as a strikingly ugly slave who by his cleverness acquires freedom and becomes an adviser to kings and city-states. Older spellings of his name have included Esop and Isope. A later tradition depicts Aesop as a black Ethiopian. Depictions of Aesop in popular culture over the last 2500 years have included several works of art and his appearance as a character in numerous books, films, plays, and television programs.
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