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Aesop's Fables, translated by Laura Gibbs (2002)

Perry 349 (Babrius 114)

There was a lamp drunk on his own oil who boasted one evening to everyone present that he was brighter than the Morning Star and that his splendour shone more conspicuously than anything else in the world. A sudden puff of wind blew in the lamp's direction, and its breath extinguished his light. A man lit the lamp once again and said to him, 'Shine, lamp, and be silent! The splendour of the stars is not ever extinguished.'

Source: Aesop's Fables. A new translation by Laura Gibbs. Oxford University Press (World's Classics): Oxford, 2002.
NOTE: New cover, with new ISBN, published in 2008; contents of book unchanged.