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Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC)
Greek tragic dramatist [more author details]
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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.
A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
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Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
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Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
I know indeed what evil I intend to do,
but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury,
fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
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Euripides, Phoenix
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.
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Euripides, Phrixus
Whoso neglects learning in his youth,
Loses the past and is dead for the future.
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Euripides, Phrixus
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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Euripides, Rhesus, circa 435 B.C.
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