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Euripides – 29 Quotes

 

29 Quotes by Euripides

 

Cleverness is not wisdom.

– Euripides


Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.

– Euripides


The greatest pleasure of life is love.

– Euripides


The best of seers is he who guesses well.

– Euripides


Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.

– Euripides


He is not a lover who does not love forever.

– Euripides


Forgive, son men are men they needs must err.

– Euripides


Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.

– Euripides


He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.

– Euripides


One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.

– Euripides


Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.

– Euripides


Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love.

– Euripides


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

– Euripides


God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.

– Euripides


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


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.

– Euripides


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