Quotes of Euripides

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

- Euripides

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

- Euripides

“ Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. ”

- Euripides

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

- Euripides

“ One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. ”

- Euripides

“ Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes. ”

- Euripides

“ Noble fathers have noble children. ”

- Euripides

“ Your very silence shows you agree. ”

- 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

“ There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course: a quiet conscience. ”

- Euripides

“ A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger. ”

- Euripides

“ A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger. ”

- Euripides

“ The wisest men follow their own direction. ”

- Euripides

“ I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. ”

- Euripides

“ There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man. ”

- Euripides

“ Slow but sure moves the might of the gods. ”

- Euripides

“ Waste not fresh tears over old griefs. ”

- Euripides

“ The day is for honest men, the night for thieves. ”

- Euripides

“ Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings. ”

- Euripides

“ Whoso neglects learning in his youth, Loses the past and is dead for the future. ”

- Euripides

“ When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness. ”

- Euripides

“ Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife. ”

- Euripides

“ Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain. ”

- Euripides

“ The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children. ”

- Euripides

“ Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest. ”

- Euripides

“ Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish. ”

- Euripides

“ In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best. ”

- Euripides

“ The wisest men follow their own direction. ”

- Euripides

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

- Euripides

“ The greatest pleasure of life is love. ”

- Euripides
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