For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night.
Quote by Sophocles
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
Men's minds are given to change in hate and friendship
No speech can stain what is noble by nature.
How dreadful it is when the right judge judges wrong
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
Quick decisions are unsafe decisions.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
Whoever gets up and comes to grips with Love like a boxer is a fool.
No man loves the bearer of bad tidings.
For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
When trouble ends even troubles please.
Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.
No honest man will argue on every side
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives...
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil...
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.