The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
Quote by Sophocles
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Reason is God's crowning gift to man.
You should not consider a man's age but his acts.
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
Men should pledge themselves to nothing; for reflection makes a liar of their resolution.
A short saying oft contains much wisdom
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
Always desire to learn something useful.
Rather fail with honor than succeed by fraud.
Without labor nothing prospers.
How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
Chance never helps those who do not help themselves.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
Hush! Check those words. Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still...
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when...