Euripides - Quotes

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Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.

Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man. ---->>>

No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.

No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.

Much effort, much prosperity. ---->>>

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. ---->>>

The greatest pleasure of life is love.

The greatest pleasure of life is love.

Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand. ---->>>

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm. ---->>>

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend. ---->>>

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad. ---->>>

Silence is true wisdom's best reply. ---->>>

No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will. ---->>>

When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.

When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.

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

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

Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.

Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.

Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world. ---->>>

Leave no stone unturned. ---->>>

Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love. ---->>>

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes. ---->>>

Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes. ---->>>

There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness. ---->>>

Impudence is the worst of all human diseases. ---->>>

One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for. ---->>>

Cleverness is not wisdom. ---->>>

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. ---->>>

There is just one life for each of us: our own.

There is just one life for each of us: our own.

He is not a lover who does not love forever. ---->>>

Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.

This is slavery, not to speak one's thought. ---->>>

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

Prosperity is full of friends. ---->>>

Better a serpent than a stepmother! ---->>>

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain. ---->>>

The bold are helpless without cleverness. ---->>>

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.

He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.

He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.

In misfortune, which friend remains a friend? ---->>>

Do not consider painful what is good for you. ---->>>

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest. ---->>>

Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.

Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.

God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it. ---->>>

Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. ---->>>

'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore. ---->>>

There is the sky, which is all men's together.

There is the sky, which is all men's together.

Authority is never without hate. ---->>>

Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise. ---->>>

Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass. ---->>>

No one is happy all his life long. ---->>>

New faces have more authority than accustomed ones. ---->>>

The lucky person passes for a genius. ---->>>

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent. ---->>>

Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment. ---->>>

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. ---->>>

The best of seers is he who guesses well. ---->>>

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

No one who lives in error is free. ---->>>

Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy. ---->>>

The wavering mind is but a base possession. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Euripides
Nationality: Greek
Born: 480 BC
Birthplace: Salamís
Die: 406 BC
Occupation: Poet
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Euripides ( or ; Greek: Εὐριπίδης; Ancient Greek: [eu̯.riː.pí.dɛːs]) (c. 480 – c. 406 BC) was a tragedian of classical Athens. He is one of the few whose plays have survived, with the others being Aeschylus, Sophocles, and potentially Euphorion. Some ancient scholars attributed 95 plays to him but according to the Suda it was 92 at most (wikipedia)