Silence gives the proper grace to women
Quote by Sophocles
It's impossible to speak what it is not noble to do.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
When trouble ends even troubles please.
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by...
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but...
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace
Despair often breeds disease.
There is no greater evil than anarchy.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
I would prefer even to fail with honor than to win by cheating
No man loves the bearer of bad tidings.
Money is the worst currency that ever grew among mankind. This sacks cities, this drives...
If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.
A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still...