Menander Quotes & Wallpapers

Menander
Total Quotes: 75


Sleep is a healing balm for every ill. Menander

He who labors diligently need never despair. Menander

The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum. Menander

I am a man: nothing human is foreign to me. Menander

There is no such cozy combination as man and wife. Menander

Art is man's refuge from adversity. Menander

Fortune is no real thing. But men who cannot bear what comes to them In Nature's way, give their own characters The name of Fortune. Menander

Do not fight against Providence; nor bring more heavy weather to the storm. Face what is already there. Menander

Whom the gods love die young. Menander

He that lends an easy and credulous ear to calumny is either a man of very ill morals or has no more sense and understanding than a child. Menander

To live is not to live for one's self alone; let us help one another. Menander

Chance is a kind of god, for it preserves many things which we do not observe. Menander

Men are taught virtue and a love of independence by living in the country. Menander

At times discretion should be thrown aside, and with the foolish we should play the fool. Menander

This man has lived here a reasonably long time and has gladly talked in his life to no one, has spoken first to no one except - of necessity, since he is a neighbor and passes by - me, Pan. And he immediately regrets it, I'm sure. Menander

Bad company corrupts good character. Menander

The character of a man is known from his conversations. Menander

Culture makes all men gentle. Menander

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom. Menander

The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal. Menander

Rest assured, for every piece of business the most businesslike thing is to choose the right moment. Menander

Deus ex machina [A god from the machine] Menander

He who labors diligently need never despair for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. Menander

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. Menander

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado. Menander

No man alive can say, This shall not happen to me. Menander

Everything is destroyed by its own particular vice: the destructive power resides within. Rust destroys iron, moths destroy clothes, the worm eats away the wood; but greatest of all evils is envy, impious habitant of corrupt souls, which ever was, is, and shall be a consuming disease. Menander

Nothing is more useful than silence. Menander

Being mortal, never pray for an untroubled life. Rather, ask the God to give you an enduring heart. Menander

If you want to live your whole life free from pain you must become either a god or else a corpse. Consider other men's troubles and that will comfort you. Menander

'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.' Menander

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade. Menander

It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken. Menander

Rest assured, for every piece of business the most businesslike thing is to choose the right moment. Menander

Peace gives food to the husbandman, even in the midst of rocks; war brings misery to him, even in the most fertile plains. Menander

Of all wild beasts on earth or in sea, the greatest is a woman. Menander

Conscience is a God to all mortals. Menander

By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. Menander

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess. Menander

The workman still is greater than his work. Menander

It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions. Menander

Never ask the Gods for life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long. Menander

Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil. Menander

A man that runs away may fight again. Menander

How sweet is life, can we but choose with whom to live it: to live for oneself is no life. Menander

There are many wild beasts on land and in the sea, but the beastliest of all is woman. Menander

There is but one genuine love potion - consideration.... Menander

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can. Menander

Hope saves a person in the midst of misfortunes. Menander

There is no better provision for life than impudence and a brazen face. Menander

It is as easy to draw back a stone thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken. Menander

All animals are more happy than man. Look, for instance, on yonder ass; all allow him to be miserable; his evils, however, are not brought on by himself and his own fault; he feels only those which nature has inflicted. We, on the contrary, besides our necessary ills, draw upon ourselves a multitude of others. Menander

Health and intellect are the two blessings of life. Menander

Silence is often advantageous. Menander

No just person ever became quickly rich. Menander

Riches cover a multitude of woes. Menander

Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others. Menander

Fortune is no real thing. But men who cannot bear what comes to them In Nature's way, give their own characters The name of Fortune. Menander

All men have one refuge, a good friend, with whom you can weep and know that he does not smile. Menander

Nay, Gorgias, I call him the bravest man, Who knows to suffer the most injuries With patience. All this swiftness of resentment Is proof of a little mind. Menander

All places are the temple of God, for it is the mind that prays to him. Menander

Nothing has happened to you unless you make much of it. Menander

To live is not to live for one's self; let us help one another. Menander

Of all the wild beasts of land or sea, the wildest is woman. Menander

In many things it is not well to say, "Know thyself"; it is better to say, "Know others." Menander

The good man makes others good. Menander

It is not hoary hairs that bring wisdom; some have an old head on young shoulders. Menander

The truth sometimes not sought for comes forth to the light. Menander

Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do. Menander

Why should he who is scared be careful? Menander



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