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Euripides
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A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger. Euripides
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Mankind . . . possesses two supreme blessings. First of these is the goddess Demeter, or Earth whichever name you choose to call her by. It was she who gave to man his nourishment of grain. But after her there came the son of Semele, who matched her present by inventing liquid wine as his gift to man. For filled with that good gift, suffering mankind forgets its grief; from it comes sleep; with it oblivion of the troubles of the day. There is no other medicine for misery. Euripides
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There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair. Euripides
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Old age is not a total misery. Experience helps. Euripides
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According to success do we gain a reputation for judgement. Euripides
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Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. Euripides
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Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world? Euripides
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Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing. Euripides
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Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. Euripides
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Who knoweth if to die be but to live, and that called life by mortals be but death? Euripides
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Humility, a sense of reverence before the sons of heaven of all the prizes that a mortal man might win, these, I say, are wisest; these are best. Euripides
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Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides
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I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too. Euripides
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But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. Euripides
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It makes small difference to the dead, if they are buried in the tokens of luxury. All this is an empty glorification left for those who live. Euripides
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That man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of a life. Euripides
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Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes. -A few bear fruit in happiness; the others go awry. Euripides
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Oftener than not the old are uncontrollable; Their tempers make them difficult to deal with. Euripides
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Men make their choice: one man honors one God, and one another. Euripides
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This is sweet: to see your foe perish and pay to justice all he owes. Euripides
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The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards. Euripides
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I think that fortune watcheth o'er our lives, surer than we. But well said: he who strives will find his goals strive for him equally. Euripides
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The man whom heaven helps has friends enough. Euripides
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Numbers are a fearful thing. Euripides
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Who then will dare to say I'm weak or timid? No, they'll say I'm loyal as a friend, ruthless as a foe, so much like a hero destined for glory. Euripides
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I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness; once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one. Euripides
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Disaster appears, to crush one man now, but afterward another. Euripides
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Nothing happens to man without the permission of God ... Euripides
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Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman. Euripides
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Our lives ... are but a little while, so let them run as sweetly as you can, and give no thought to grief from day to day. For time is not concerned to keep our hopes, but hurries on its business, and is gone. Euripides
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Where there are two, one cannot be wretched, and one not. Euripides
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They who are sad find somehow sweetness in tears. Euripides
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The wisest men follow their own direction. Euripides
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Learned we may be with another man's learning: we can only be wise with wisdom of our own: [I hate a sage who is not wise for himself] Euripides
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In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom. Euripides
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Everyone asks if a man is rich, no one if he is good. Euripides
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Character is "a stamp of good repute on a person." Euripides
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If your life at night is good, you think you have everything. Euripides
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The worst, the least curable hatred is that which has superseded deep love. Euripides
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There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours. Euripides
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My hands are clean, but my heart has somewhat of impurity. Euripides
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The brave venture anything. Euripides
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When one with honeyed words but evil mind Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state. Euripides
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Where there is no wine there is no love. Euripides
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Enjoy yourself, drink, call the life you live today your own; but only that, the rest belongs to chance. Euripides
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The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. Euripides
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You will not achieve happiness if you don't work hard; and it's a shame not to want to work hard. Euripides
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. Euripides
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Silence is true wisdom's best reply. Euripides
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There is the sky, which is all men's together. Euripides
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There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness. Euripides
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Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. Euripides
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Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. Euripides
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Women's love is for their men, not for their children. Euripides
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Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make. Euripides
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I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees. Euripides
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Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account. Euripides
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In misfortune, which friend remains a friend? Euripides
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The best of seers is he who guesses well. Euripides
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Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put. Euripides
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The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. Euripides
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Don't envy men Because they seem to have a run of luck, Since luck's a nine day's wonder. Wait their end. Euripides
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We look for good on earth and cannot recognize it when met. Euripides
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There is no sorrow above The loss of a native land. Euripides
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In every work a reward added makes the pleasure twice as great. Euripides
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If there are none [gods], All our toil is without meaning. Euripides
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There is no bitterness to be compared with that between two people who once loved. Euripides
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I care for riches, to make gifts. Euripides
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Mankind led on by gods err all too easily. Euripides
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God in heaven has dominion Over so many events. He can frustrate what seems inevitable, And bring to pass the thing that you least expect. Euripides
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