Beauty is a delightful prejudice.

— Theocritus

The most delighting Theocritus quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

Faults are beauties in a lovers eye.

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Sleeping we imagine what awake we wish; D ogs dream of bones, and fishermen of fish.

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Cicala to cicala is dear, and ant to ant, and hawks to hawks, but to me the muse and song.

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Age overtakes us all; Our temples first; then on o'er cheek and chin, Slowly and surely, creep the frosts of Time. Up and do somewhat, ere thy limbs are sere.

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Even a little gift may be vast with loving kindness.

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Beautiful is the bloom of youth, but it lasts only for a short time.

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Faults are beauties in a lover's eye.

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Beauty is an evil in an ivory setting.

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Men shall look on thee and murmur to each other, "Lo! how small Was the gift, and yet how precious! Friendship 's gifts are priceless all.

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Youth passes like a dream.

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Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense.

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Reflect, ere you spurn me, that youth at his sides Wears wings;

and once gone, all pursuit he derides.

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About Theocritus

Quotes 23 sayings
Nationality Greek
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

The Greeks got into Troy by trying, my pretties; everything's done by trying.

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Man will ever stand in need of man.

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Trying will do anything in this world.

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Verily, great grace may go with a little gift; and precious are all things that come from a friend.

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Sameron adion aso I shall sing a sweeter song tomorrow

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Faults are beauties, when survey'd by love.

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All cats love a cushioned couch.

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The godly seed fares well: the wicked's is accurst.

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For heaven's eternal wisdom has decreed, That man of man should ever stand in need.

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Cats will always lie soft.

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