For hostile word let hostile word be paid.
Quote by Aeschylus
They sent forth men to battle, But no such men return; And home, to claim...
Know not to revere human things too much.
In war, truth is the first casualty.
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.
The problem with loving is that pets don't last long enough and people last too...
Call no man happy till he is dead.
What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?
But time growing old teaches all things.
For a murderous blow let murderous blow atone.
His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.
It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.
Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.
Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than...
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and...
Few men have the natural strength to honour a friend's success without envy.
Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of...