Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.

— Euripides

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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

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Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.

462

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

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Euripides quote Real friendship is shown in times of tro

Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.

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Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.

74

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

68

Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.

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Euripides quote One loyal friend is worth ten thousand r

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

50

Better a serpent than a stepmother!

57

Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.

52

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

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Euripides quote Along with success comes a reputation fo

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.

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Oh, trebly blest the placid lot of those whose hearth foundations are in pure love laid, where husband's breast with tempered ardor glows, and wife, oft mother, is in heart a maid!

51

To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.

49

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

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Euripides quote I am nothing but words, just a shape of

I am nothing but words, just a shape of dreams or night.

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About Euripides

Quotes 430 sayings
Nationality Greek
Profession Poet
Birthday 480 BC

Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.

40

When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.

40

Mighty is geometry; joined with art, resistless.

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Euripides quote Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

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

38

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

34

The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.

32

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

31

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

29

No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.

27

The greatest pleasure of life is love.

25

Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves.

23

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

23

In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.

23

The wisest men follow their own direction.

22

Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.

21

There is just one life for each of us: our own.

20

Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.

20

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

20

The language of truth is simple.

20

Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.

20

Venus, thy eternal sway All the race of men obey.

Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis. He is not a lover who does not love for ever.

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I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.

18

No man on earth is truly free, All are slaves of money or necessity.

Public opinion or fear of prosecution forces each one, against his conscience, to conform.

18

Where there is no wine there is no love.

18

God gives each his due at the time allotted.

17

But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.

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Much effort, much prosperity.

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Life is a short affair; We should try to make it smooth, and free from strife.

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Noble fathers have noble children.

16

Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves.

16

The care of God for us is a great thing, if a man believe it at heart: it plucks the burden of sorrow from him.

15

There is the sky, which is all men's together.

15

Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.

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Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

15

Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.

15

Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.

15

The ways of the gods are long, but in the end they are not without strength.

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