Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.
Quote by Aeschylus
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
Death is softer by far than tyranny.
To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.
For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth,...
What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no...
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper...
Time brings all things to pass.
Everyone's quick to blame the alien.
It is always in season for old men to learn.
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's...
Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
The man who does ill must suffer ill.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to...