Trust dies but mistrust blossoms.
Quote by Sophocles
Not even Ares battles against necessity.
The gods plant reason in mankind, of all good gifts the highest.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or...
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with...
It was my care to make my life illustrious not by words more than by...
Fortune cannot aid those who do nothing.
For those whose wit becomes the mother of villainy, those it educates to be evil...
Silence is an ornament for women.
The keenest sorrow is to recognize ourselves as the sole cause of all our adversities.
Men of ill judgment ignore the good that lies within their hands, till they have...
Whoever thinks that he alone has speech, or possesses speech or mind above others, when...
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
A short saying oft contains much wisdom
There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot thoroughly understand the life of...
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
Fortune raises up and fortune brings low both the man who fares well and the...
How sweet for those faring badly to forget their misfortunes even for a short time.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
Without labor nothing prospers.