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

Euripides on friendship
571

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

Euripides on love
435

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.

Euripides on grief
373

The good and the wise lead quiet lives.

Euripides on solitude
43

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

Euripides on friends
34

Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

Euripides on necessity
21
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Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.

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

Euripides on death
17

The language of truth is simple.

Euripides on language
15

Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman.

Euripides on women
13

But this is slavery, not to speak ones thought.

Euripides on slavery
12

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.

Euripides on attitude
12

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

Euripides on father
9
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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

About Euripides

Name Euripides
Quotes 89 quotations
Nationality Greek
Profession Poet
Birthday 480 BC
About (Greek: Ευριπίδης )Euripides (Ancient Greek: Εὐριπίδης) (ca. 480 BC–406 BC) was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens (the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles). Ancient scholars thought that Euripides had written ninety-five plays, although four of those were probably written by Critias. Eighteen of Euripides' plays have survived complete.
Top topics love, friends, life, wisdom, wise

Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.

Euripides on logic
9

To generous souls every task is noble.

Euripides on generosity
9

Friends show their love in times of trouble...

Euripides on friends
9

There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.

Euripides on enemy
9

People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.

Euripides on appearance
8

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

Euripides on food
8
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Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.

He is not a lover who does not love forever.

Euripides on love
8

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

Euripides on love
7

Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.

Euripides on time
6

The bold are helpless without cleverness.

Euripides on risk
5

There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quiet conscience.

Euripides on conscience
5

It is change; all yields its place and goes.

Euripides on change
5
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I am nothing but words, just a shape of dreams or night.

Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.

Euripides on environment
5

Cleverness is not wisdom.

Euripides on intelligence
5

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

Euripides on brave
5

Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.

Euripides on fashion
5

Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.

Euripides on youth
5

'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.

Euripides on profanity
4
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Silence is true wisdom's best reply.

When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.

Euripides on understanding
4

Youth holds no society with grief.

Euripides on youth
4

Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.

Euripides on ignorance
4

Often a noble face hides filthy ways.

Euripides on noble
4

Noble fathers have noble children.

Euripides on father
4

Much effort, much prosperity.

Euripides on effort
4

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.

Euripides on persistence
3

Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.

Euripides on goals
3

In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.

Euripides on goodness
3

That glittering hope is immemorial and beckons many men to their undoing.

Euripides on hope
3

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

Euripides on planning
3

Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.

Euripides on forgiveness
3

wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.

Euripides on wealth
3

Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.

Euripides on respect
2

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Euripides on prudence
2

Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.

Euripides on friends
2

Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.

Euripides on leadership
2

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

Euripides on confidence
2

Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

Euripides on wisdom
2

It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.

Euripides on marriage
2