Euripides

c. 485 - 406 BC

A Quote by Euripides on possessions, sympathy, and wives

Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

Source: Orestes (408 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides

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

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on chance, fighting, and prudence

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides

Slight not what's near, when aiming at what's far.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on foolishness

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides

Second thoughts are ever wiser.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on children and wives

A second wife is hateful to the children of the first; A viper is not more hateful.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on cheerfulness, heart, joy, and songs

Song brings of itself a cheerfulness that wakes the heart of joy.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on slavery

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Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

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A Quote by Euripides on earth and rest

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Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.

Euripides (c. 485 - 406 BC)

Source: Alcestis

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