Quotes by Greek authors

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Small: The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water - Sophocles
Sophocles
"The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water"
Sophocles, Author
Small: It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows - Epictetus
Epictetus
"It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom - Euripides
Euripides
"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom"
Euripides, Poet
Small: Nature and wisdom never are at strife - Plutarch
Plutarch
"Nature and wisdom never are at strife"
Plutarch, Philosopher
Small: There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our wil
Epictetus
"There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying things which are beyond the power of our will"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress - Epictetus
Epictetus
"Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life - Euripi
Euripides
"The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life"
Euripides, Poet
Small: Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities - Aristotle
Aristotle
"Happiness does not consist in pastimes and amusements but in virtuous activities"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit - Aristotle
Aristotle
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit"
Aristotle, Philosopher
Small: Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul - Democritus
Democritus
"Happiness resides not in posessions and not in gold; the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul"
Democritus, Philosopher
Small: By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself - Menander
Menander
"By associating with wise people you will become wise yourself"
Menander, Poet
Small: The middle course is the best - Cleobulus
Cleobulus
"The middle course is the best"
Cleobulus, Poet
Small: If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes - Clement of Alexandra
Clement of Alexandra
"If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes"
Clement of Alexandra, Theologian
Small: Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance - Epicurus
Epicurus
"Not what we have But what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance"
Epicurus, Philosopher
Small: If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked - Epictetus
Epictetus
"If you desire to be good, begin by believing that you are wicked"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: Love is a serious mental disease - Plato
Plato
"Love is a serious mental disease"
Plato, Philosopher
Small: There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, dark
Pythagoras
"There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman"
Pythagoras, Mathematician
Small: It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth - Sophocles
Sophocles
"It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth"
Sophocles, Author
Small: There is a point at which even justice does injury - Sophocles
Sophocles
"There is a point at which even justice does injury"
Sophocles, Author
Small: It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting - Ep
Epictetus
"It is not he who reviles or strikes you who insults you, but your opinion that these things are insulting"
Epictetus, Philosopher
Small: To prefer evil to good is not in human nature and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one w
Plato
"To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less"
Plato, Philosopher
Small: Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil - Plato
Plato
"Ignorance, the root and stem of all evil"
Plato, Philosopher
Small: Reason is immortal, all else mortal - Pythagoras
Pythagoras
"Reason is immortal, all else mortal"
Pythagoras, Mathematician
Small: To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge - Socrates
Socrates
"To know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge"
Socrates, Philosopher
Small: The mob is the mother of tyrants - Diogenes
Diogenes
"The mob is the mother of tyrants"
Diogenes, Philosopher
Small: The foundation of every state is the education of its youth - Diogenes
Diogenes
"The foundation of every state is the education of its youth"
Diogenes, Philosopher
Small: I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live - Socrates
Socrates
"I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live"
Socrates, Philosopher
Small: Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but
"Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity"
Alcaeus, Poet
Small: It is always in season for old men to learn - Aeschylus
Aeschylus
"It is always in season for old men to learn"
Aeschylus, Playwright
Small: I take office during the most difficult moment in the countrys recent history. The country can be saved - its
Lucas Papademos
"I take office during the most difficult moment in the country's recent history. The country can be saved - it's up to us. I think it is obvious for those who support this government to undertake the commitment and ensure that our country's euro membership is not endangered"
Lucas Papademos, Politician
Small: It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has
"It is more important to know what sort of person has a disease than to know what sort of disease a person has"
Hippocrates, Scientist
Small: A man growing old becomes a child again - Sophocles
Sophocles
"A man growing old becomes a child again"
Sophocles, Author
Small: Wise thinkers prevail everywhere - Sophocles
Sophocles
"Wise thinkers prevail everywhere"
Sophocles, Author
Small: Trust dies but mistrust blossoms - Sophocles
Sophocles
"Trust dies but mistrust blossoms"
Sophocles, Author
Small: To live without evil belongs only to the gods - Sophocles
Sophocles
"To live without evil belongs only to the gods"
Sophocles, Author
Small: Time alone reveals the just man but you might discern a bad man in a single day - Sophocles
Sophocles
"Time alone reveals the just man; but you might discern a bad man in a single day"
Sophocles, Author
Small: There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled? - Sophocles
Sophocles
"There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?"
Sophocles, Author
Small: There is a time when even justice brings harm - Sophocles
Sophocles
"There is a time when even justice brings harm"
Sophocles, Author
Small: The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest - Sophocles
Sophocles
"The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest"
Sophocles, Author
Small: Success is dependent on effort - Sophocles
Sophocles
"Success is dependent on effort"
Sophocles, Author
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