Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.
Quote by Sophocles
Men's minds are given to change in hate and friendship
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that...
There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who...
There is no witness so terrible, no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within...
To live without evil belongs only to the gods.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the...
Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil...
Who seeks shall find.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has...
Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.