Euripides Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Euripides

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Euripides quotes: When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness. When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness.
Euripides quotes: Enough is abundance to the wise. Enough is abundance to the wise.
Euripides quotes: Love's all in all to women. Love's all in all to women.
Euripides quotes: To the fool, he who speaks wisdom will sound foolish. To the fool, he who speaks wisdom will sound foolish.
Euripides quotes: Who cannot open an honest mind No friend will he be of mine. Who cannot open an honest mind No friend will he be of mine.
Euripides quotes: I'd three times sooner go to war than suffer childbirth once. I'd three times sooner go to war than suffer childbirth once.
Euripides quotes: Time will cure you, but now is your grief still young. Time will cure you, but now is your grief still young.
Euripides quotes: Impudence is the worst of all human diseases. Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
Euripides quotes: A just cause needs no interpreting. It carries its own case. But the unjust argument since it is sick, needs clever medicine. A just cause needs no interpreting. It carries its own case. But the unjust argument since it is sick, needs clever medicine.
Euripides quotes: God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it. God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
Euripides quotes: Character is "a stamp of good repute on a person." Character is "a stamp of good repute on a person."
Euripides quotes: Ruthless is the temper of royalty; How much better to live among the equals.Let me decline in a safe old age. The very name of the "middle way". Ruthless is the temper of royalty; How much better to live among the equals.Let me decline in a safe old age. The very name of the "middle way".
Euripides quotes: Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far. Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
Euripides quotes: Man's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe. Man's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
Euripides quotes: The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable,Is that which rages in the place of dearest love. The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable,
Is that which rages in the place of dearest love.
Euripides quotes: Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Euripides quotes: Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart ... Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart ...
Euripides quotes: Do not mistake for wisdom that opinion which may rise from a sick mind. Do not mistake for wisdom that opinion which may rise from a sick mind.
Euripides quotes: Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings. Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
Euripides quotes: When one with honeyed words but evil mindPersuades the mob, great woes befall the state. When one with honeyed words but evil mind
Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.
Euripides quotes: There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course; a quiet conscience. There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course; a quiet conscience.
Euripides quotes: Those who are held Wise among men and who search the reasons of things, are those who bring the most sorrow on themselves. Those who are held Wise among men and who search the reasons of things, are those who bring the most sorrow on themselves.
Euripides quotes: Men hate the haughty of heart who will not be the friend of every man. Men hate the haughty of heart who will not be the friend of every man.
Euripides quotes: How sweet to remember the trouble that is past. How sweet to remember the trouble that is past.
Euripides quotes: This is what it means to be a slave; to be abused and bear it; compelled by violence to suffer wrong. This is what it means to be a slave; to be abused and bear it; compelled by violence to suffer wrong.
Euripides quotes: I care for riches, to make gifts. I care for riches, to make gifts.
Euripides quotes: Sound judgement, with discernment is the best of seers Sound judgement, with discernment is the best of seers
Euripides quotes: To an old father, nothing is more sweet than a daughter. Boys are more spirited, but their ways are not so tender. To an old father, nothing is more sweet than a daughter. Boys are more spirited, but their ways are not so tender.
Euripides quotes: If there are none [gods], All our toil is without meaning. If there are none [gods], All our toil is without meaning.
Euripides quotes: Everyone asks if a man is rich, no one if he is good. Everyone asks if a man is rich, no one if he is good.
Euripides quotes: The wise with hope support the pains of life. The wise with hope support the pains of life.
Euripides quotes: Noble fathers have noble children. Noble fathers have noble children.
Euripides quotes: Not yet do you feel it. Wait for the future. Not yet do you feel it. Wait for the future.
Euripides quotes: There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair. There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair.
Euripides quotes: Bodies devoid of mind are as statues in the market place. Bodies devoid of mind are as statues in the market place.
Euripides quotes: Out of some little thing, too free a tongue can make an outrageous wrangle. Out of some little thing, too free a tongue can make an outrageous wrangle.
Euripides quotes: No one who lives in error is free. No one who lives in error is free.
Euripides quotes: When cheated, wife or husband feels the same. When cheated, wife or husband feels the same.
Euripides quotes: Poverty possesses this disease; through want it teaches a man evil. Poverty possesses this disease; through want it teaches a man evil.
Euripides quotes: I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief
Euripides quotes: Human excellence means nothing Unless it works with the consent of God. Human excellence means nothing Unless it works with the consent of God.
Euripides quotes: Time will unveil all things to posterity. Time will unveil all things to posterity.
Euripides quotes: Give a wise man an honest brief to plead and his eloquence is no remarkable achievement. Give a wise man an honest brief to plead and his eloquence is no remarkable achievement.
Euripides quotes: 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. 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.
Euripides quotes: High honors are sweet To a man's heart, but ever They stand close to the brink of grief. High honors are sweet To a man's heart, but ever They stand close to the brink of grief.
Euripides quotes: The nobly born must nobly meet his fate. The nobly born must nobly meet his fate.
Euripides quotes: A bad beginning makes a bad ending. A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
Euripides quotes: A slave is he who cannot speak his thoughts. A slave is he who cannot speak his thoughts.
Euripides quotes: Only one in command: that's the way in the home And the way in the state when it must find Measures best for mankind. Only one in command: that's the way in the home And the way in the state when it must find Measures best for mankind.
Euripides quotes: The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards (i.e., everything is turned topsy turvy.) The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards (i.e., everything is turned topsy turvy.)
Euripides quotes: To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter. To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Euripides quotes: 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.
Euripides quotes: Often a noble face hides filthy ways. Often a noble face hides filthy ways.
Euripides quotes: necessity breaks even the strong. necessity breaks even the strong.
Euripides quotes: For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended. For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended.
Euripides quotes: Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour
Euripides quotes: Rightness of judgment is bitterness to the heart. Rightness of judgment is bitterness to the heart.
Euripides quotes: Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety. Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety.
Euripides quotes: The good and the wise lead quiet lives. The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Euripides quotes: Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead. Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.
Euripides quotes: Prepare yourselvesfor the roaring voice of the God of Joy! Prepare yourselves
for the roaring voice of the God of Joy!
Euripides quotes: Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much. Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.
Euripides quotes: If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes. If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes.
Euripides quotes: Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments. Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.