Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
Quote by Sophocles
A short saying oft contains much wisdom
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
Not even old age knows how to love death.
There is no greater evil for men than the constraint of fortune.
Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
Look and you will find it - what is unsought will go undetected.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a...
It is God's giving if we laugh or weep
When trouble ends even troubles please.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has...
Better not to exist than live basely.
Men may know many things by seeing; but no prophet can see before the event,...
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.