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quote by Euripides: To the worker, God himself lends aid. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

To the worker, God himself lends aid.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

When love is in excess, it brings a man no honor, no worthiness.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: A wise fellow who is also worthless always charms the rabble. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

A wise fellow who is also worthless always charms the rabble.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: A rare spoil for a man Is the winning of a good wife; very Plentiful are the worthless women. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

A rare spoil for a man Is the winning of a good wife; very Plentiful are the worthless women.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Wrath brings mortal men their gravest hurt. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Wrath brings mortal men their gravest hurt.

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quote by Euripides: In adverse hours the friendship of the good shines most; each prosperous day commands its friends. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

In adverse hours the friendship of the good shines most; each prosperous day commands its friends.

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quote by Euripides: Nothing's as good as holding on to safety. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Nothing's as good as holding on to safety.

--Euripides

quote by Euripides: Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: For no mortal ever attains to blessedness. One may be luckier than another when wealth flows his way, but blessed never. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

For no mortal ever attains to blessedness. One may be luckier than another when wealth flows his way, but blessed never.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The gift of a bad man can bring no good. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The gift of a bad man can bring no good.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The brash unbridled tongue, the lawless folly of fools, will end in pain. But the life of wise content is blest with quietness, escapes the storm and keeps its house secure. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The brash unbridled tongue, the lawless folly of fools, will end in pain. But the life of wise content is blest with quietness, escapes the storm and keeps its house secure.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Love must not touch the marrow of the soul. Our affections must be breakable chains that we can cast them off or tighten them. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Love must not touch the marrow of the soul. Our affections must be breakable chains that we can cast them off or tighten them.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: This is what it means to be a slave; to be abused and bear it; compelled by violence to suffer wrong. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

This is what it means to be a slave; to be abused and bear it; compelled by violence to suffer wrong.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: A wise man in his house should find a wife gentle and courteous, or no wife at all. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

A wise man in his house should find a wife gentle and courteous, or no wife at all.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The brave endure their labors, the cowardly are worth the cowards nothing at all. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The brave endure their labors, the cowardly are worth the cowards nothing at all.

--Euripides

quote by Euripides: I have found power in the mysteries of thought. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I have found power in the mysteries of thought.

--Euripides

Longer Version:

I have found power in the mysteries of thought, exaltation in the changing of the Muses; I have been versed in the reasonings of men; but Fate is stronger than anything I have known.


quote by Euripides: The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind bravery if forethought. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind bravery if forethought.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: In the hands of vicious men, a mob will do anything. But under good leaders it's quite a different story. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

In the hands of vicious men, a mob will do anything. But under good leaders it's quite a different story.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: God helps him who strives hard. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

God helps him who strives hard.

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quote by Euripides: For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results? It is foolish even to desire it. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results? It is foolish even to desire it.

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quote by Euripides: To every man, even though he be a slave, the light of heaven is sweet. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

To every man, even though he be a slave, the light of heaven is sweet.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: A woman should be good for everything at home, but abroad good for nothing. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

A woman should be good for everything at home, but abroad good for nothing.

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quote by Euripides: Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world? with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Do we, holding that the gods exist, deceive ourselves with insubstantial dreams and lies, while random careless chance and change alone control the world?

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quote by Euripides: We must take care of our minds because we cannot benefit from beauty when our brains are missing. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

We must take care of our minds because we cannot benefit from beauty when our brains are missing.

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quote by Euripides: Dead men have no victory. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Dead men have no victory.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Silence and chaste reserve is woman's genuine praise, and to remain quiet within the house. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Silence and chaste reserve is woman's genuine praise, and to remain quiet within the house.

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quote by Euripides: I sacrifice to no god save myself -- And to my belly, greatest of deities. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I sacrifice to no god save myself -- And to my belly, greatest of deities.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Prepare yourselves
for the roaring voice of the God of Joy! with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Prepare yourselves
for the roaring voice of the God of Joy!

--Euripides

quote by Euripides: Give me a man, for his sons make courageous soldiers while pretty boys can only decorate the dance. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Give me a man, for his sons make courageous soldiers while pretty boys can only decorate the dance.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Yet censure strikes hard at women, while men, the true agents of trouble, hear no reproach. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Yet censure strikes hard at women, while men, the true agents of trouble, hear no reproach.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Evil men by their own nature cannot ever prosper. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Evil men by their own nature cannot ever prosper.

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quote by Euripides: There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: I hate it in friends when they come too late to help. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.

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quote by Euripides: The God knows when to smile. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The God knows when to smile.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Who can stop grief's avalanche once it starts to roll. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Who can stop grief's avalanche once it starts to roll.

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quote by Euripides: You gave birth to your own death. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

You gave birth to your own death.

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quote by Euripides: Apollo, your voice hymned a justice I could not see clear, but all too clear the anguish you caused, the bloodhaunted, homeless future you've doled out. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Apollo, your voice hymned a justice I could not see clear, but all too clear the anguish you caused, the bloodhaunted, homeless future you've doled out.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: We would have to think the gods had no minds, to pray for murderers. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

We would have to think the gods had no minds, to pray for murderers.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The hounds snap fierce at your heels. Turn toward Athens. I hear them pelting hard on you, I see black flesh and snake-hands coiling round a fruit of agonizing pain. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The hounds snap fierce at your heels. Turn toward Athens. I hear them pelting hard on you, I see black flesh and snake-hands coiling round a fruit of agonizing pain.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Hurry, come hold me, though I am dead. Shed tears on my body as on my grave. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Hurry, come hold me, though I am dead. Shed tears on my body as on my grave.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: We'll buy back our own harm with what is most dear to us. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

We'll buy back our own harm with what is most dear to us.

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quote by Euripides: Again, again your mind has changed course with the wind. For you think now of godly things ignored when you worked dreadful deeds on your brother against his will. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Again, again your mind has changed course with the wind. For you think now of godly things ignored when you worked dreadful deeds on your brother against his will.

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quote by Euripides: No mortal ever knows happiness and good fortune all the way to the end. Each one is born with his bitterness waiting for him. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

No mortal ever knows happiness and good fortune all the way to the end. Each one is born with his bitterness waiting for him.

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quote by Euripides: Of most dreadful suffering, I am the cause. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Of most dreadful suffering, I am the cause.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Yes, blood for blood, his bitter loan came due. He paid with death. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Yes, blood for blood, his bitter loan came due. He paid with death.

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quote by Euripides: You don't know what your life is, nor what you're doing, nor who you are. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

You don't know what your life is, nor what you're doing, nor who you are.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: In childbirth grief begins. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

In childbirth grief begins.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: We pay a high price for intelligence. Wisdom hurts. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

We pay a high price for intelligence. Wisdom hurts.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Remember this! No amount of Bacchic reveling can corrupt an honest woman. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Remember this! No amount of Bacchic reveling can corrupt an honest woman.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: My hands are clean, but my heart has somewhat of impurity. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

My hands are clean, but my heart has somewhat of impurity.

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quote by Euripides: You women are all the same, if bed's all right,

You think everything else can go to the wind.

But if there's any infringement of your bed-rights,

Then fair is foul and all hell's let loose. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

You women are all the same, if bed's all right,

You think everything else can go to the wind.

But if there's any infringement of your bed-rights,

Then fair is foul and all hell's let loose.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Money is the wise man's religion. with background image: 100 US Dollar banknote
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Money is the wise man's religion.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Mighty is geometry; joined with art, resistless. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Mighty is geometry; joined with art, resistless.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The man is happiest who lives from day to day and asks no more, garnering the simple goodness of life.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Who knows but life be that which men call death,

And death what men call life? with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Who knows but life be that which men call death,

And death what men call life?

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: No man,
is ever happy, no one. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

No man,
is ever happy, no one.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: O Zeus, why is it you have given men clear ways of testing whether gold is counterfeit but, when it comes to men, the body carries no stamp of nature for distinguishing bad from good. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

O Zeus, why is it you have given men clear ways of testing whether gold is counterfeit but, when it comes to men, the body carries no stamp of nature for distinguishing bad from good.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The mind of a queen
Is a thing to fear. A queen is used
To giving commands, not obeying them;
And her rage once roused is hard to appease. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The mind of a queen
Is a thing to fear. A queen is used
To giving commands, not obeying them;
And her rage once roused is hard to appease.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Death is the only water to wash away this dirt. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Death is the only water to wash away this dirt.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: My love for you
was greater than my wisdom. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

My love for you
was greater than my wisdom.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: What heavenly power lends an ear
To a breaker of oaths, a deceiver? with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

What heavenly power lends an ear
To a breaker of oaths, a deceiver?

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: I'd three times sooner go to war than suffer childbirth once. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I'd three times sooner go to war than suffer childbirth once.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: 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. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

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

quote by Euripides: What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

What anger worse or slower to abate then lovers love when it turns to hate.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Friendship doubles your joys, and divides your sorrows. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Friendship doubles your joys, and divides your sorrows.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: He loves power. A terrible love. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

He loves power. A terrible love.

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quote by Euripides: Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.

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quote by Euripides: If I could remake the world, I'd banish women, send them away with all their trouble. Then children would come from a purer source. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

If I could remake the world, I'd banish women, send them away with all their trouble. Then children would come from a purer source.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: There is safety in numbers. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

There is safety in numbers.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.

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quote by Euripides: Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.

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quote by Euripides: In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best.

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quote by Euripides: Again, a smooth answer, signifying nothing. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Again, a smooth answer, signifying nothing.

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quote by Euripides: The daughters of Sparta are never at home! They mingle with the young men in wrestling matches. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The daughters of Sparta are never at home! They mingle with the young men in wrestling matches.

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quote by Euripides: Sufficiency's enough for men of sense. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Sufficiency's enough for men of sense.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are not truly yours. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are not truly yours.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards (i.e., everything is turned topsy turvy). with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards (i.e., everything is turned topsy turvy).

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: It is a strange form of anger, difficult to cure, when two friends turn upon each other in hatred. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

It is a strange form of anger, difficult to cure, when two friends turn upon each other in hatred.

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quote by Euripides: Do not mistake the rule of force for true power. Men are not shaped by force. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Do not mistake the rule of force for true power. Men are not shaped by force.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: When two souls compose a single song, The muse fans Livid wrath before long. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

When two souls compose a single song, The muse fans Livid wrath before long.

--Euripides

quote by Euripides: I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined to endearing fondness. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined to endearing fondness.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: A second wife is hateful to the children of the first; A viper is not more hateful. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

A second wife is hateful to the children of the first; A viper is not more hateful.

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quote by Euripides: I think that fortune watcheth o'er our lives, surer than we. But well said: he who strives will find his goals strive for him equally. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

I think that fortune watcheth o'er our lives, surer than we. But well said: he who strives will find his goals strive for him equally.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Our ancestors... purged their guilt by banishment, not death. And by so doing, they stopped that endless vicious cycle of murder and revenge. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Our ancestors... purged their guilt by banishment, not death. And by so doing, they stopped that endless vicious cycle of murder and revenge.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Death is what men want when the anguish of living is more than they can bear. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Death is what men want when the anguish of living is more than they can bear.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Old men's prayers for death are lying prayers, in which they abuse old age and long extent of life. But when death draws near, not one is willing to die, and age no longer is a burden to them. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Old men's prayers for death are lying prayers, in which they abuse old age and long extent of life. But when death draws near, not one is willing to die, and age no longer is a burden to them.

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quote by Euripides: Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on the bad. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on the bad.

--Euripides
quote by Euripides: Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything. with background image: photo of author Euripides with quote

Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.

--Euripides

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