A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
Quote by Sophocles
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the...
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is...
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and...
If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
For the dead there are no more toils.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the...
Silence is an ornament for women.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has...
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead...
For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
A fearful man is always hearing things.
No enemy is worse than bad advice.
None love the messenger who brings bad news.
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have...
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?