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Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC)
Greek tragic dramatist [more author details]
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Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances.
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Do not consider painful what is good for you.
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Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
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The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
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The wisest men follow their own direction.
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Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
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When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.
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Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.
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Your very silence shows you agree.
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Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far.
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Euripides, 'Rhesus'
I have found power in the mysteries of thought.
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Euripides, 438 B.C.
A bad beginning makes a bad ending.
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Euripides, Aegeus
The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.
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Euripides, Aegeus
Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.
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Euripides, Aeolus
A second wife
is hateful to the children of the first;
a viper is not more hateful.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
A sweet thing, for whatever time,
to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
I have found power in the mysteries of thought,
exaltation in the changing of the Muses;
I have been versed in the reasonings of men;
but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
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