Ancient Greek Quotes
Quotes
  • Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on which to place it, and I shall move the world. - Archimedes
  • Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. - Aristotle
  • Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies. - Aristotle
  • In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. - Aristotle
  • Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. - Aristotle
  • Nature does nothing uselessly. - Aristotle The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet. - Aristotle
  • Wit is educated insolence. - Aristotle
  • Well begun is half done. - Aristotle
  • It is possible to provide security against other ills, but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls. - Epicurus
  • The art of living well and the art of dying well are one. - Epicurus
  • The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it. - Epicurus
  • At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. - Plato
  • One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors. - Plato
  • Only the dead have seen the end of the war. - Plato
  • Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber. - Plato
  • At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet. - Plato
  • I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. - Plutarch
  • Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks. - Plutarch
  • He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. - Socrates
  • My advice to you is get married: if you find a good wife you'll be happy; if not, you'll become a philosopher. - Socrates
  • Not life, but good life, is to be chiefly valued. - Socrates
  • The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. - Socrates
  • Wisdom begins in wonder. - Socrates
  • Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other. - Euripides
  • Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head. - Euripides
  • Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor. - Euripides
  • Wisdom outweighs any wealth. - Sophocles
  • Success is dependent on effort. - Sophocles

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