Solon - Quotes

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Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

I grow old learning something new every day.

I grow old learning something new every day.

Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.

Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.

Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law. ---->>>

Call no man happy before he dies, he is at best but fortunate.

Call no man happy before he dies, he is at best but fortunate.

Learn to obey before you command. ---->>>

Speech is the mirror of action. ---->>>

Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky. ---->>>

Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky. ---->>>

No one can be said to be happy until he is dead. ---->>>

No man is happy; he is at best fortunate. ---->>>

Biography

Name: Solon
Nationality: Greek
Born: 638 BC
Birthplace:
Die: 558 BC
Occupation: Statesman
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Solon (Greek: Σόλων Sólōn, [só.lɔːn]; c. 638 – c. 558 BC) was an Athenian statesman, lawmaker, and poet. He is remembered particularly for his efforts to legislate against political, economic, and moral decline in archaic Athens. His reforms failed in the short term, yet he is often credited with having laid the foundations for Athenian democracy (wikipedia)