Facts about Aristophanes
Aristophaneswas a famous Poet from Greece, who lived between 448 BC and 380 BC.
Our collection contains 20 quotes who is written / told by Aristophanes, under the main topic
20 Famous quotes by Aristophanes
"Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip"
"Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole"
"Let each man exercise the art he knows"
"Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war"
"Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life"
"Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?"
"Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner"
"A man's homeland is wherever he prospers"
"Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you"
"High thoughts must have high language"
"A man may learn wisdom even from a foe"
"Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod"
"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever"
"Evil events from evil causes spring"
"You should not decide until you have heard what both have to say"
"You cannot teach a crab to walk straight"
"Hunger knows no friend but its feeder"
"Under every stone lurks a politician"
"These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them"
"The wise learn many things from their enemies"
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