Solon Quotes

Top 47 wise famous quotes and sayings by Solon

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Solon quotes: Chide a friend in private and praise him in public. Chide a friend in private and praise him in public.
Solon quotes: Call no man happy until he is dead. Call no man happy until he is dead.
Solon quotes: count no man happy until he be dead. count no man happy until he be dead.
Solon quotes: Say nothing but good of the dead. Say nothing but good of the dead.
Solon quotes: No more good must be attempted than the nation can bear No more good must be attempted than the nation can bear
Solon quotes: I grow old, ever learning many things. I grow old, ever learning many things.
Solon quotes: He who has learned how to obey will know how to command. He who has learned how to obey will know how to command.
Solon quotes: Many evil men are rich, and good men poor, but we shall not exchange with them our excellence for riches. Many evil men are rich, and good men poor, but we shall not exchange with them our excellence for riches.
Solon quotes: Know thyself.[Lat., Ne quis nimis. (From the Greek)] Know thyself.
[Lat., Ne quis nimis. (From the Greek)]
Solon quotes: Rule, after you have first learned to submit to rule. Rule, after you have first learned to submit to rule.
Solon quotes: No one can be said to be happy until he is dead. No one can be said to be happy until he is dead.
Solon quotes: A half truth is the worst of all lies,because it can be defended in partiality. A half truth is the worst of all lies,because it can be defended in partiality.
Solon quotes: Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them. Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them.
Solon quotes: The ideal state is that in which an injury done to the least of its citizens is an injury done to all. The ideal state is that in which an injury done to the least of its citizens is an injury done to all.
Solon quotes: He that will sell his fame will also sell the public interest. He that will sell his fame will also sell the public interest.
Solon quotes: If things are going well, religion and legislation are beneficial; if not, they are of no avail. If things are going well, religion and legislation are beneficial; if not, they are of no avail.
Solon quotes: Speech is the mirror of action. Speech is the mirror of action.
Solon quotes: Consider your honour, as a gentleman, of more weight than an oath. Consider your honour, as a gentleman, of more weight than an oath.
Solon quotes: Learn to obey before you command. Learn to obey before you command.
Solon quotes: I grow old learning something new every day. I grow old learning something new every day.
Solon quotes: Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
Solon quotes: To make an empire durable, the magistrates must obey the laws and the people the magistrates. To make an empire durable, the magistrates must obey the laws and the people the magistrates.
Solon quotes: Men keep their engagements when it is an advantage to both parties not to break them. Men keep their engagements when it is an advantage to both parties not to break them.
Solon quotes: Honors achieved far exceed those that are created. Honors achieved far exceed those that are created.
Solon quotes: Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces. Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
Solon quotes: True blessedness consisteth in a good life and a happy death. True blessedness consisteth in a good life and a happy death.
Solon quotes: Satiety comes of riches and contumaciousness of satiety. Satiety comes of riches and contumaciousness of satiety.
Solon quotes: No fool can be silent at a feast. No fool can be silent at a feast.
Solon quotes: We can have justice whenever those who have not been injuredby injustice are as outraged by it as those who have been. We can have justice whenever those who have not been injured
by injustice are as outraged by it as those who have been.
Solon quotes: That city in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to punish the wrongdoers. That city in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to punish the wrongdoers.
Solon quotes: 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.
Solon quotes: Laws are like spider's webs: If some poor weak creature comes up against them, it is caught; but a big one can break through and get away. Laws are like spider's webs: If some poor weak creature comes up against them, it is caught; but a big one can break through and get away.