In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend
Quote by Aeschylus
For hostile word let hostile word be paid.
I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the...
The words of truth are simple.
God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted...
There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
The man who does ill must suffer ill.
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him...
It is always in season for old men to learn.
Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to...
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female...