The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach
Quote by Sophocles
Teachers And Teaching Quotes
Despair often breeds disease.
If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free.
If one begins all deeds well, it is likely that they will end well too.
For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is...
In a just cause the weak will beat the strong.
There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to...
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has...
Success is dependent on effort.
Those whose life is long still strive for gain, and for all mortals all things...
Enemies' gifts are no gifts and do no good.
Without labor nothing prospers.
Children are the anchors of a mother's life.
Not even Ares battles against necessity.
It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the...
For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
He who throws away a friend is as bad as he who throws away his...
A wise doctor does not mutter incantations over a sore that needs the knife.
A lie never lives to be old.
No one can lie, no one can hide anything, when he looks directly into someone's...
I love luxury. And luxury lies not in richness and ornateness but in the absence...