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Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC)
Greek tragic dramatist [more author details]
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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.
Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
Time cancels young pain.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you.
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Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B.C.
Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
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Euripides, Antigone
I care for riches, to make gifts
To friends, or lead a sick man back to health
With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth
For daily gladness; once a man be done
With hunger, rich and poor are all as one.
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Euripides, Electra, 413 B.C.
In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.
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Euripides, Heraclidae, circa 428 B.C.
Leave no stone unturned.
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Euripides, Heraclidae, circa 428 B.C.
In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best.
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Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B.C.
My tongue swore, but my mind was still unpledged.
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Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B.C.
There is one thing alone
that stands the brunt of life throughout its course:
a quiet conscience.
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Euripides, Hippolytus, 428 B.C.
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