Menander Quotes

Top 46 wise famous quotes and sayings by Menander

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Menander quotes: Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do. Know thyself means this, that you get acquainted with what you know, and what you can do.
Menander quotes: The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal. The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
Menander quotes: Never ask the Gods for life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long. Never ask the Gods for life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long.
Menander quotes: It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions. It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions.
Menander quotes: Fortune is no real thing.But men who cannot bear what comes to themIn Nature's way, give their own charactersThe name of Fortune. 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 quotes: Silence is often advantageous. Silence is often advantageous.
Menander quotes: By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself. By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself.
Menander quotes: Riches cover a multitude of woes. Riches cover a multitude of woes.
Menander quotes: The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum. The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum.
Menander quotes: We live, not as we wish to, but as we can. We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
Menander quotes: The character of a man is known from his conversations. The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander quotes: It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken. It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken.
Menander quotes: 'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.' 'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.'
Menander quotes: Sleep is a healing balm for every ill. Sleep is a healing balm for every ill.
Menander quotes: Nothing is more useful than silence. Nothing is more useful than silence.
Menander quotes: The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess. The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
Menander quotes: Culture makes all men gentle. Culture makes all men gentle.
Menander quotes: There is no such cozy combination as man and wife. There is no such cozy combination as man and wife.
Menander quotes: How sweet is life, can we but choose with whom to live it: to live for oneself is no life. How sweet is life, can we but choose with whom to live it: to live for oneself is no life.
Menander quotes: Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable. Man must be prepared for every event of life, for there is nothing that is durable.
Menander quotes: Why should he who is scared be careful? Why should he who is scared be careful?
Menander quotes: Of all wild beasts on earth or in sea, the greatest is a woman. Of all wild beasts on earth or in sea, the greatest is a woman.
Menander quotes: All men have one refuge, a good friend, with whom you can weep and know that he does not smile. All men have one refuge, a good friend, with whom you can weep and know that he does not smile.
Menander quotes: Nothing has happened to you unless you make much of it. Nothing has happened to you unless you make much of it.
Menander quotes: He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor. He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Menander quotes: 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.
Menander quotes: Bad company corrupts good character. Bad company corrupts good character.
Menander quotes: Chance is a kind of god, for it preserves many things which we do not observe. Chance is a kind of god, for it preserves many things which we do not observe.
Menander quotes: There are many wild beasts on land and in the sea, but the beastliest of all is woman. There are many wild beasts on land and in the sea, but the beastliest of all is woman.
Menander quotes: Of all the wild beasts of land or sea, the wildest is woman. Of all the wild beasts of land or sea, the wildest is woman.
Menander quotes: Even God lends a hand to honest boldness. Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
Menander quotes: No just person ever became quickly rich. No just person ever became quickly rich.
Menander quotes: There is but one genuine love potion - consideration ... There is but one genuine love potion - consideration ...
Menander quotes: No man alive can say, This shall not happen to me. No man alive can say, This shall not happen to me.