There is no happiness where there is no wisdom; No wisdom but in submission to the gods. Big words are always punished, And proud men in old age learn to be wise.
Quote by Sophocles
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Death is not the greatest of evils; it is worse to want to die, and...
But this is a true saying among men: the gifts of enemies are no gifts...
Not even old age knows how to love death.
Hush! Check those words. Do not cure ill with ill and make your pain still...
Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with...
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
An unexamined life is not worth living...
When trouble ends even troubles please.
Do not grieve yourself too much for those you hate, nor yet forget them utterly.
For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is...
Profit is sweet, even if it comes from deception.
Success is dependent on effort.
If we are to keep our democracy, there must be one commandment: Thou shalt not...
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
Not knowing anything is the sweetest life.
Silence gives the proper grace to women
When grace is at work protocols are suspended, natural laws are put on hold and...
Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace; it is glory in its...
You have to speak to be heard, but sometimes you have to be silent to...
I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn't be a staring contest.