- Year Published: 1867
- Language: English
- Country of Origin: Greece
- Source: Aesop (1867) Aesop's Fables
- Flesch–Kincaid Level: 6.7
- Word Count: 54
Aesop, . (1867). “The Peacock and Juno”. Aesop's Fables (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved March 11, 2014, from
Aesop, . "“The Peacock and Juno”." Aesop's Fables. Lit2Go Edition. 1867. Web. <>. March 11, 2014.
Aesop, "“The Peacock and Juno”," Aesop's Fables, Lit2Go Edition, (1867), accessed March 11, 2014,.
A Peacock once placed a petition before Juno desiring to have the voice of a nightingale in addition to his other attractions; but Juno refused his request. When he persisted, and pointed out that he was her favourite bird, she said:
“Be content with your lot; one cannot be first in everything.”