It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath
Quote by Aeschylus
It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the...
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to...
It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and...
Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
Time brings all things to pass.
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety
Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.
Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times
Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female...
Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring and suffering
Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper...
Human prosperity never rests but always craves more, till blown up with pride it totters...
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
We are here to add to the sum of human goodness. To prove the thing...
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes