Euripides Famous Quotes & Sayings

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100 Euripides Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Euripides Sayings: In your grief, too, I weep, mother of little children, You who will murder your In your grief, too, I weep, mother of little children, You who will murder your own, In vengeance for the loss of married love
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Euripides Sayings: What can we take on trust in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness, pride - nothing What can we take on trust in this uncertain life? Happiness, greatness, pride - nothing is secure, nothing keeps.
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Euripides Sayings: Never that is shall die. Never that is shall die.
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Euripides Sayings: High honors are sweet To a man's heart, but ever They stand close to the High honors are sweet To a man's heart, but ever They stand close to the brink of grief.
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Euripides Sayings: There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours. There is as much confusion in the world of the gods as in ours.
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Euripides Sayings: The gods have sent medicines for the venom of serpents, but there is no medicine The gods have sent medicines for the venom of serpents, but there is no medicine for a bad woman. She is more noxious than the viper, or than fire itself.
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Euripides Sayings: In the hands of vicious men, a mob will do anything. But under good leaders In the hands of vicious men, a mob will do anything. But under good leaders it's quite a different story.
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Euripides Sayings: An ally need not own the land he helps. An ally need not own the land he helps.
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Euripides Sayings: To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined to endearing fondness.
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Euripides Sayings: O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature! O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature!
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Euripides Sayings: Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
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Euripides Sayings: Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends. Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
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Euripides Sayings: Why do we make so much of knowledge, struggle so hard to get some little Why do we make so much of knowledge, struggle so hard to get some little skill not worth the effort?
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Euripides Sayings: He was a wise man who originated the idea of God. He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
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Euripides Sayings: Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
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Euripides Sayings: I love the old way best, the simple way of poison, where we too are I love the old way best, the simple way of poison, where we too are strong as men.
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Euripides Sayings: Enjoy yourself, drink, call the life you live today your own; but only that, the Enjoy yourself, drink, call the life you live today your own; but only that, the rest belongs to chance.
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Euripides Sayings: Do not mistake for wisdom that opinion which may rise from a sick mind. Do not mistake for wisdom that opinion which may rise from a sick mind.
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Euripides Sayings: This is sweet to see your foe, perish and pay to justice all he owes. This is sweet to see your foe, perish and pay to justice all he owes.
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Euripides Sayings: If a man rejoice not in his drinking, he is mad; for in drinking it's If a man rejoice not in his drinking, he is mad; for in drinking it's possible ... to fondle breasts, and to caress well tended locks, and there is dancing withal, and oblivion of woe.
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Euripides Sayings: Humility, a sense of reverence before the sons of heaven of all the prizes that Humility, a sense of reverence before the sons of heaven of all the prizes that a mortal man might win, these, I say, are wisest; these are best.
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Euripides Sayings: Noble fathers have noble children. Noble fathers have noble children.
Euripides Sayings: Again, where the people are absolute rulers of the land, they rejoice in having the Again, where the people are absolute rulers of the land, they rejoice in having the openness and exuberance of youth, while a tyrant counts this a danger, and seeks to slay or silence those possessed of spirit, while the discreet fear his power and violence.
Euripides Sayings: Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise. Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
Euripides Sayings: Your very silence shows you agree. Your very silence shows you agree.
Euripides Sayings: Do not consider painful what is good for you. Do not consider painful what is good for you.
Euripides Sayings: Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable. Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.
Euripides Sayings: Not too little, not too much: there safety lies. Not too little, not too much: there safety lies.
Euripides Sayings: Silence and chaste reserve is woman's genuine praise, and to remain quiet within the house. Silence and chaste reserve is woman's genuine praise, and to remain quiet within the house.
Euripides Sayings: Those who look for filth, can find it at the height of noon. Those who look for filth, can find it at the height of noon.
Euripides Sayings: To die with glory, if one has to die at all, is still, I think, To die with glory, if one has to die at all, is still, I think, pain for the dier.
Euripides Sayings: Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments. Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.
Euripides Sayings: The worst, the least curable hatred is that which has superseded deep love. The worst, the least curable hatred is that which has superseded deep love.
Euripides Sayings: Alas, how right the ancient saying is: We, who are old, are nothing else but Alas, how right the ancient saying is: We, who are old, are nothing else but noise And shape. Like mimicries of dreams we go, And have no wits, although we think us wise.
Euripides Sayings: Since luck's a nine days' wonder, wait their end. Since luck's a nine days' wonder, wait their end.
Euripides Sayings: I sacrifice to no god save myself- And to my belly, greatest of deities. I sacrifice to no god save myself- And to my belly, greatest of deities.
Euripides Sayings: Who then will dare to say I'm weak or timid? No, they'll say I'm loyal Who then will dare to say I'm weak or timid? No, they'll say I'm loyal as a friend, ruthless as a foe, so much like a hero destined for glory.
Euripides Sayings: Yes, I can endure guilt, however horrible; The laughter of my enemies I will not Yes, I can endure guilt, however horrible; The laughter of my enemies I will not endure. Now
Euripides Sayings: This town must learn,even against its will, how much it coststo scorn a God's mysteries This town must learn,
even against its will, how much it costs
to scorn a God's mysteries and to be purged.
So shall I vindicate my virgin mother
and reveal myself to mortals as a God,
the son of God.
Euripides Sayings: But woe to him, who left to moan, Reviews the hours of brightness gone. But woe to him, who left to moan, Reviews the hours of brightness gone.
Euripides Sayings: Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings. Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
Euripides Sayings: Money is the wise man's religion. Money is the wise man's religion.
Euripides Sayings: Gods should not resemble men in their anger! Gods should not resemble men in their anger!
Euripides Sayings: Wine is an escape from grief,a slip into sleep,a cool forgetting of the hot pains Wine is an escape from grief,
a slip into sleep,
a cool forgetting of the hot pains of day.
What better cure for being human?
Euripides Sayings: Not yet do you feel it. Wait for the future. Not yet do you feel it. Wait for the future.
Euripides Sayings: Receive the god into your kingdom pour libations, cover your head with ivy, join the Receive the god into your kingdom
pour libations, cover your head with ivy, join the dance!
Euripides Sayings: The life of men is painful. The life of men is painful.
Euripides Sayings: Slow but sure moves the might of the gods. Slow but sure moves the might of the gods.
Euripides Sayings: Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart ... Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart ...
Euripides Sayings: Mortal fate is hard. You'd best get used to it. Mortal fate is hard. You'd best get used to it.
Euripides Sayings: There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
Euripides Sayings: We must not think too much: people go mad if they think too much. We must not think too much: people go mad if they think too much.
Euripides Sayings: Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing a potent spell. Love, Light, Blessings Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing a potent spell. Love, Light, Blessings
Euripides Sayings: What mortal claims, by searching to the utmost limit, to have found out the nature What mortal claims, by searching to the utmost limit, to have found out the nature of God, or of his opposite, or of that which comes between, seeing as he doth this world of man tossed to and fro by waves of contradiction and strange vicissitudes?
Euripides Sayings: Hast thou ice that thou shalt bind itTo thy breast, and make thee deadTo thy Hast thou ice that thou shalt bind it
To thy breast, and make thee dead
To thy children, to thine own spirit's pain?
When the hand knows what it dares,
When thine eyes look into theirs,
Shalt thou keep by tears unblinded
Thy dividing of the slain?
These be deeds Not for thee:
These be things that cannot be!
Euripides Sayings: If there are none [gods], All our toil is without meaning. If there are none [gods], All our toil is without meaning.
Euripides Sayings: When the anger of the gods is incurred, wealth or power only bring more devastating When the anger of the gods is incurred, wealth or power only bring more devastating punishment.
Euripides Sayings: Speak wisdom to a fool and he'll think you have no sense at all Speak wisdom to a fool and he'll think you have no sense at all
Euripides Sayings: Sorrow is longwhen love has vanished underground. Sorrow is long
when love has vanished underground.
Euripides Sayings: Death will be my wedding, children and glory. Death will be my wedding, children and glory.
Euripides Sayings: We'll see how the sky catches fire. We'll see how she feeds the flames with We'll see how the sky catches fire. We'll see how she feeds the flames with her implacable hate.
Euripides Sayings: Keep alive the light of justice, And much that men say in blame will pass Keep alive the light of justice, And much that men say in blame will pass you by.
Euripides Sayings: When a wise man chooses a sane basis for his arguments, it is no great When a wise man chooses a sane basis for his arguments, it is no great task to speak well.
Euripides Sayings: Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom. Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides Sayings: In childbirth grief begins. In childbirth grief begins.
Euripides Sayings: Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances. Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances.
Euripides Sayings: The ways of the gods are long, but in the end they are not without The ways of the gods are long, but in the end they are not without strength.
Euripides Sayings: Happy the man who from the sea escapes the storm and finds harbor. Happy the man who from the sea escapes the storm and finds harbor.
Euripides Sayings: Happy the man whose lot it is to know The secrets of the earth. He Happy the man whose lot it is to know The secrets of the earth. He hastens not To work his fellows hurt by unjust deeds, But with rapt admiration contemplates Immortal Nature's ageless harmony, And how and when the order came to be.
Euripides Sayings: Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are not truly yours.
Euripides Sayings: It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband. It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Euripides Sayings: Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife. Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
Euripides Sayings: Those whose cause is just will never lack good arguments. Those whose cause is just will never lack good arguments.
Euripides Sayings: This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends. This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
Euripides Sayings: Whom the gods destroy, they first make mad. Whom the gods destroy, they first make mad.
Euripides Sayings: The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is forethought.
Euripides Sayings: If your life at night is good, you think you have everything. If your life at night is good, you think you have everything.
Euripides Sayings: I understand too well the dreadful actI'm going to commit, but my judgementcan't check my I understand too well the dreadful act
I'm going to commit, but my judgement
can't check my anger, and that incites
the greatest evils human beings do.
Euripides Sayings: Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand. Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
Euripides Sayings: The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence. The same man cannot well be skilled in everything; each has his special excellence.
Euripides Sayings: Wrath brings mortal men their gravest hurt. Wrath brings mortal men their gravest hurt.
Euripides Sayings: The best of seers is he who guesses well. The best of seers is he who guesses well.
Euripides Sayings: If the gods do evil then they are not gods. If the gods do evil then they are not gods.
Euripides Sayings: Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything. Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.
Euripides Sayings: Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain. Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
Euripides Sayings: A man who has been in danger,When he comes out of it forgets his fears,And A man who has been in danger,
When he comes out of it forgets his fears,
And sometimes he forgets his promises.
Euripides Sayings: For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended. For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended.
Euripides Sayings: The good and the wise lead quiet lives. The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
Euripides Sayings: The childless escape much misery. The childless escape much misery.
Euripides Sayings: Let a man accept his destiny, No pity and no tears. Let a man accept his destiny, No pity and no tears.
Euripides Sayings: [Diontsos].Swoony type,long hair, bedroom eyes,cheeks like wine. [Diontsos].
Swoony type,
long hair, bedroom eyes,
cheeks like wine.
Euripides Sayings: By Hecate, the goddess I worship more than all the others, the one I choose By Hecate, the goddess I worship more than all the others, the one I choose to help me in this work, who lives with me deep inside my home, these people won't bring pain into my heart and laugh about it.
Euripides Sayings: The day is for honest men, the night for thieves. The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
Euripides Sayings: It would have been better far for men To have got their children in some It would have been better far for men To have got their children in some other way, and women Not to have existed. Then life would have been good. CHORUS
Euripides Sayings: Song brings of itself a cheerfulness that wakes the heart of joy. Song brings of itself a cheerfulness that wakes the heart of joy.
Euripides Sayings: There is nothing more hostile to a city that a tyrant, under whom in the There is nothing more hostile to a city that a tyrant, under whom in the first and chiefest place, there are not laws in common, but one man, keeping the law himself to himself, has the sway, and this is no longer equal.
Euripides Sayings: When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness. When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness.
Euripides Sayings: Time will unveil all things to posterity. Time will unveil all things to posterity.
Euripides Sayings: To the ignorant, even the words of wise seem foolishness. To the ignorant, even the words of wise seem foolishness.
Euripides Sayings: Alas!-but why Alas? It is the lot of mortality we experience. Alas!-but why Alas? It is the lot of mortality we experience.