Facts about Aristophanes

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Aristophanes was a famous Poet from Greece, who lived between 448 BC and 380 BC.

Our collection contains 21 quotes who is written / told by Aristophanes, under the main topic Travel.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Aristotle, Plato, Diogenes, Demosthenes, Xenophon, Antisthenes, Diogenes of Sinope, Antiphanes, Aeschines

Famous quotes by Aristophanes (21)


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"Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole"
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"Let each man exercise the art he knows"
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"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"
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"Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life"
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"Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?"
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"Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner"
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"A man's homeland is wherever he prospers"
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"Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you"
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"High thoughts must have high language"
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"A man may learn wisdom even from a foe"
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"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"
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"Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip"
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"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever"
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"Evil events from evil causes spring"
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"You should not decide until you have heard what both have to say"
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"You cannot teach a crab to walk straight"
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"Hunger knows no friend but its feeder"
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"Under every stone lurks a politician"
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"These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them"
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"The wise learn many things from their enemies"
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"Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip"


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