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Hesiod – 6 Quotes

 

6 Quotes by Hesiod

 

Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above this is the right time for marriage.

– Hesiod


Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.

– Hesiod


Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death.

– Hesiod


For both faith and want of faith have destroyed men alike.

– Hesiod


Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you she is after your barn.

– Hesiod


Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers.

– Hesiod