Menander - Quotes

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Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado. ---->>>

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

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

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

Bad company corrupts good character. ---->>>

The character of a man is known from his conversations. ---->>>

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can. ---->>>

Culture makes all men gentle.

Culture makes all men gentle.

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.

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

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade. ---->>>

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

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind. ---->>>

The man who runs may fight again. ---->>>

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom. ---->>>

Riches cover a multitude of woes. ---->>>

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess. ---->>>

Whom the gods love dies young. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Menander
Nationality: Greek
Born: 342 BC
Birthplace:
Die: 292 BC
Occupation: Poet
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Menander (; Greek: Μένανδρος, Menandros; c. 342/41 – c. 290 BC) was a Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. He wrote 108 comedies and took the prize at the Lenaia festival eight times. His record at the City Dionysia is unknown but may well have been similarly spectacular (wikipedia)