Silence gives the proper grace to women
Quote by Sophocles
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
Evil counsel travels fast.
All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend...
Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
Alas, how quickly the gratitude owed to the dead flows off, how quick to be...
One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; That word is...
No honest man will argue on every side
Our happiness depends on wisdom all the way.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when...
Nobody has a more sacred obligation to obey the law than those who make the...
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him except that...
Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a...
There is some pleasure even in words, when they bring forgetfulness of present miseries.
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
Every man can see things far off but is blind to what is near.