Aesop (/?i?s?p/ EE-sop; Ancient Greek: ???????, Ais?pos; c. 620 – 564 BCE) was a Greek fabulist and story teller credited with a number of fables now collectively known as Aesop's Fables. Although his existence remains unclear 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. Many of the tales are characterized by animals and inanimate objects that speak, solve problems, and generally have human characteristics
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The haft of the arrow had been feathered with one of the eagles own plumes. We often give our enemies the means of our own destruction.
There are many statues of men slaying lions, but if only the lions were sculptors there might be quite a different set of statues.
If these town gods can't detect the thieves who steal from their own temples, it's hardly likely they'll tell me who stole my spade.