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Aristophanes (450 BC - 388 BC)
Greek Athenian comic dramatist [more author details]
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A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
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Aristophanes
High thoughts must have high language.
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Aristophanes, Frogs, 405 B.C.
Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master,
At which the audience never fail to laugh?
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Aristophanes, Frogs, 405 B.C.
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
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Aristophanes, Knights, 424 B.C.
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
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Aristophanes, Plutus, 388 B.C.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
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Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae, 410 B.C.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
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Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B.C.
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought
Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land
Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.
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Aristophanes, Wasps, 422 B.C.

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