Quotes by Euripides

Leave no stone unturned.
- Euripides
Cleverness is not wisdom.
- Euripides
Much effort, much prosperity.
- Euripides
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Prosperity is full of friends.
- Euripides
Authority is never without hate.
- Euripides
No one is happy all his life long.
- Euripides
No one who lives in error is free.
- Euripides
Better a serpent than a stepmother!
- Euripides
The lucky person passes for a genius.
- Euripides
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
- Euripides
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The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
- Euripides
The best of seers is he who guesses well.
- Euripides
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
- Euripides
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
- Euripides
The bold are helpless without cleverness.
- Euripides
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
- Euripides
The wavering mind is but a base possession.
- Euripides
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
- Euripides
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
- Euripides
Do not consider painful what is good for you.
- Euripides
Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
- Euripides
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
- Euripides
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
- Euripides
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
- Euripides
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
- Euripides
Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
- Euripides
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
- Euripides
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
- Euripides
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
- Euripides
This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
- Euripides
He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
- Euripides
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
- Euripides
Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
- Euripides
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
- Euripides
New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
- Euripides
There is the sky, which is all men's together.
- Euripides
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
- Euripides
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
- Euripides
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
- Euripides
Luckier than one's neighbor, but still not happy.
- Euripides
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
- Euripides
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
- Euripides
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
- Euripides
'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
- Euripides
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
- Euripides
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
- Euripides
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
- Euripides
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
- Euripides
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
- Euripides
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
- Euripides
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
- Euripides
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
- Euripides
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
- Euripides
Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
- Euripides
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
- Euripides
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
- Euripides
I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
- Euripides
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
- Euripides
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
- Euripides
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
- Euripides
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
- Euripides
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
- Euripides
There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
- Euripides
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
- Euripides
Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
- Euripides
No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
- Euripides
One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
- Euripides
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.
- Euripides