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Euripides
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A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger. Euripides

There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair. Euripides

Old age is not a total misery. Experience helps. Euripides

According to success do we gain a reputation for judgement. Euripides

Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. Euripides

Numbers are a fearful thing. Euripides

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

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

Who knoweth if to die be but to live, and that called life by mortals be but death? Euripides

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

Disaster appears, to crush one man now, but afterward another. Euripides

Nothing happens to man without the permission of God ... Euripides

Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman. Euripides

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

Where there are two, one cannot be wretched, and one not. Euripides

They who are sad find somehow sweetness in tears. Euripides

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

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

The man whom heaven helps has friends enough. Euripides

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

That man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of a life. Euripides

Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes. -A few bear fruit in happiness; the others go awry. Euripides

Oftener than not the old are uncontrollable; Their tempers make them difficult to deal with. Euripides

Men make their choice: one man honors one God, and one another. Euripides

This is sweet: to see your foe perish and pay to justice all he owes. Euripides

The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards. Euripides

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing. Euripides

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. Euripides

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too. Euripides

But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. Euripides

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

Where there is no wine there is no love. Euripides

Enjoy yourself, drink, call the life you live today your own; but only that, the rest belongs to chance. Euripides

The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. Euripides

For the weariest road that man may wend Is forth fromn the home of his father. Euripides

The wise with hope support the pains of life. Euripides

You will not achieve happiness if you don't work hard; and it's a shame not to want to work hard. Euripides

The brave venture anything. Euripides

When one with honeyed words but evil mind Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state. Euripides

Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put. Euripides

A sharp-tempered woman, or, for that matter, a man, Is easier to deal with than the clever type Who holds her tongue. Euripides

When two souls compose a single song, The muse fans Livid wrath before long. Euripides

What good can come from meeting death with tears? If a man Is sorry for himself, he doubles death. Euripides

It's the wise man who stays home when he's drunk. Euripides

Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift. Euripides

Good and bad may not be dissevered; There is, as there should be, a commingling. Euripides

Alas!-but why Alas? It is the lot of mortality we experience. Euripides

Death is what men want when the anguish of living is more than they can bear. Euripides

A just cause needs no interpreting. It carries its own case. But the unjust argument since it is sick, needs clever medicine. Euripides

If all men saw the fair and wise the same men would not have debaters' double strife. Euripides

God gives each his due at the time allotted. Euripides

If your life at night is good, you think you have Everything; but, if in that quarter things go wrong, You will consider your best and truest interests Most hateful. Euripides

In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom. Euripides

Everyone asks if a man is rich, no one if he is good. Euripides

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

Character is "a stamp of good repute on a person." Euripides

The worst, the least curable hatred is that which has superseded deep love. Euripides

There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours. Euripides

My hands are clean, but my heart has somewhat of impurity. Euripides

If your life at night is good, you think you have everything. Euripides

There is no bitterness to be compared with that between two people who once loved. Euripides

I care for riches, to make gifts. Euripides

Mankind led on by gods err all too easily. Euripides

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

The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. Euripides

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

We look for good on earth and cannot recognize it when met. Euripides

There is no sorrow above The loss of a native land. Euripides

In every work a reward added makes the pleasure twice as great. Euripides



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