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Aristotle
195 quotes
Plato
161 quotes
Socrates
95 quotes
Euripides
87 quotes

Epictetus
82 quotes
Sophocles
74 quotes
Plutarch
61 quotes
Aesop
52 quotes
Aeschylus
48 quotes
Heraclitus
39 quotes
Herodotus
33 quotes
Homer
33 quotes
Lucas Papademos
31 quotes
Menander
25 quotes

Quotes and sayings from famous greek authors
Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow. Plato

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

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

Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make. Euripides
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The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. Socrates

Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. Euripides

There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, Say nothing, and Be nothing. Aristotle

Life contains but two tragedies. One is not to get your heart's desire; the other is to get it. Socrates

Every heart sings a song, incomplete, until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover, everyone becomes a poet. Plato
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No Act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. Aristotle

The more you know, the more you know you don't know. Aristotle

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. Pythagoras
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Love is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies. Aristotle
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It is impossible to begin to learn that which one thinks one already knows. Epictetus

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance. Plato

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. Aristotle

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. Aristotle

A true friend is one soul in two bodies. Aristotle

The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal. Aristotle

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Plato

There is nothing permanent except change. Heraclitus

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity. Aristotle

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better. Plutarch

If thou wilt make a man happy, add not unto his riches but take away from his desires. Epicurus

To find a fault is easy; to do better may be difficult. Plutarch

The Secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new. Socrates

We would often be sorry if our wishes were gratified. Aesop

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor, nor should life rest on a single hope. Epictetus
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We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. Aesop



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