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#1. The brave venture anything. - Author: Euripides
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#2. The best prophet is common sense, our native wit. - Author: Euripides
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#3. And wealth abides not, it is but for a day. - Author: Euripides
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#4. The way of God is complex, he is hard for us to predict. He moves the pieces and they come somehow into a kind of order. - Author: Euripides
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#5. I envy that man who passes through life safely, to the world and fame unknown. - Author: Euripides
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#6. It would have been better far for men To have got their children in some other way, and women Not to have existed. Then life would have been good. CHORUS - Author: Euripides
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#7. The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable,
Is that which rages in the place of dearest love. - Author: Euripides
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#8. There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man. - Author: Euripides
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#9. The power that keeps cities of men together Is noble preservation of law. - Author: Euripides
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#10. 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. - Author: Euripides
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#11. This is what it means to be a slave; to be abused and bear it; compelled by violence to suffer wrong. - Author: Euripides
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#12. Or else I would have sung a song
in response to what the male sex sings.
For our lengthy past has much to say
about men's lives as well as ours - Author: Euripides
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#13. A sweet thing, for whatever time, to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost. - Author: Euripides
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#14. Try first thyself, and after call in God; For to the worker God himself lends aid. - Author: Euripides
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#15. What other creatures are bred so exquisitely and purposefully for mistreatment as women are? - Author: Euripides
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#16. Lucky is the man who has been successful with his children and not got ones who are notorious disasters. - Author: Euripides
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#17. If your life at night is good, you think you have everything. - Author: Euripides
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#18. The language of truth is simple. - Author: Euripides
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#19. In childbirth grief begins. - Author: Euripides
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#20. It is a strange form of anger, difficult to cure, when two friends turn upon each other in hatred. - Author: Euripides
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#21. To die with glory, if one has to die at all, is still, I think, pain for the dier. - Author: Euripides
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#22. The divine power moves with difficulty, but at the same time surely. - Author: Euripides
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#23. For no mortal ever attains to blessedness. One may be luckier than another when wealth flows his way, but blessed never. - Author: Euripides
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#24. Men hate the haughty of heart who will not be the friend of every man. - Author: Euripides
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#25. To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined to endearing fondness. - Author: Euripides
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#26. The brave endure their labors, the cowardly are worth the cowards nothing at all. - Author: Euripides
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#27. A wise man in his house should find a wife gentle and courteous, or no wife at all. - Author: Euripides
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#28. Do not consider painful what is good for you. - Author: Euripides
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#29. She sings a dark destructive song. - Author: Euripides
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#30. Sanity brings pain but madness is a vile thing. - Author: Euripides
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#31. None can hold fortune still and make it last. - Author: Euripides
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#32. A bad beginning makes a bad ending. - Author: Euripides
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#33. Whoever yields properly to Fate, is deemed Wise among men, and knows the laws of heaven. - Author: Euripides
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#34. Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs. - Author: Euripides
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#35. Nothing's as good as holding on to safety. - Author: Euripides
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#36. Soon all of you immortals Will be as dead as we are! Come on then, what are you waiting for? Have you run out of thunderbolts? - Author: Euripides
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#37. Too much zeal offends where indirection works. - Author: Euripides
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#38. I am nothing but words, just a shape of dreams or night - Author: Euripides
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#39. Gods often contradict
our fondest expectations.
What we anticipate
does not come to pass.
What we don't expect
some god finds a way to make it happen.
So with this story - Author: Euripides
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#40. Pray the gods do not envy your happiness! - Author: Euripides
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#41. I think that fortune watcheth o'er our lives, surer than we. But well said: he who strives will find his goals strive for him equally. - Author: Euripides
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#42. The nobly born must nobly meet his fate. - Author: Euripides
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#43. Whom the gods destroy, they first make mad. - Author: Euripides
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#44. Ill-gotten wealth is never stable. - Author: Euripides
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#45. O Dionysus, Son of God,
do you see our sufferings?
Do you see your faithful
in helpless agony before the oppressor?
O Lord, come down from Olympus,
shake your golden thyrsus
and stifle the murderer's insolent fury. - Author: Euripides
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#46. All of us judge by sight and not by knowledge. - Author: Euripides
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#47. A slave is he who cannot speak his thoughts. - Author: Euripides
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#48. The ways of the gods are long, but in the end they are not without strength. - Author: Euripides
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#49. Old age is not a total misery. Experience helps. - Author: Euripides
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#50. Your very silence shows you agree. - Author: Euripides
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#51. Who can stop grief's avalanche once it starts to roll. - Author: Euripides
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#52. Amongst mortals no man is happy; wealth may pour in and make one luckier than another, but none can happy be. - Author: Euripides
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#53. no man,
is ever happy, no one. - Author: Euripides
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#54. Delusive hope still points to distant good. - Author: Euripides
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#55. Mortal fate is hard. You'd best get used to it. - Author: Euripides
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#56. One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Author: Euripides
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#57. I have pondered on the causes of a life's shipwreck. I think that our lives are worse than the mind's quality would warrant. There are many who know virtue. We know the good, we apprehend it clearly. But we can't bring it to achievement. - Author: Euripides
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#58. A just cause needs no interpreting. It carries its own case. But the unjust argument since it is sick, needs clever medicine. - Author: Euripides
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#59. Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable. - Author: Euripides
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#60. Do not mistake for wisdom that opinion which may rise from a sick mind. - Author: Euripides
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#61. Sorrow is long
when love has vanished underground. - Author: Euripides
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#62. Surely, of all creatures that have life and will, we women are the most wretched. When, for an extravagant sum, we have bought a husband, we must then accept him as possessor of our body. - Author: Euripides
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#63. The wise with hope support the pains of life. - Author: Euripides
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#64. God helps him who strives hard. - Author: Euripides
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#65. Money is the wise man's religion. - Author: Euripides
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#66. We'll see how the sky catches fire. We'll see how she feeds the flames with her implacable hate. - Author: Euripides
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#67. Dionysus. Wilt thou be led By me, and try the venture? - Author: Euripides
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#68. Tell me how does it feel with my teeth in your heart! - Author: Euripides
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#69. I care for riches, to make gifts To friends, or lead a sick man back to health With ease and plenty. Else small aid is wealth For daily gladness; once a man be done With hunger, rich and poor are all as one. - Author: Euripides
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#70. He is not a lover who does not love forever. - Author: Euripides
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#71. O Zeus! why hast thou granted unto man clear signs to know the sham in gold, while on man's brow no brand is stamped whereby to gauge the villain's heart? - Author: Euripides
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#72. Only a madman would give good for evil - Author: Euripides
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#73. There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course; a quiet conscience. - Author: Euripides
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#74. Why long for death's marriage bed
which human beings all shun?
Death comes soon enough
and brings and end to everything. - Author: Euripides
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#75. In your grief, too, I weep, mother of little children, You who will murder your own, In vengeance for the loss of married love - Author: Euripides
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#76. So, friends, what method should we use? Hard to choose. I could torch them in their love nest or butcher them in their fragrant bed. - Author: Euripides
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#77. Speak wisdom to a fool and he'll think you have no sense at all - Author: Euripides
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#78. Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment. - Author: Euripides
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#79. You will not achieve happiness if you don't work hard; and it's a shame not to want to work hard. - Author: Euripides
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#80. May he die with no joy at his end, The man who won't be troubled To unlock the keys of his heart and make a friend. - Author: Euripides
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#81. Prosperity is full of friends. - Author: Euripides
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#82. Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift. - Author: Euripides
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#83. Every man is like the company he wont to keep. - Author: Euripides
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#84. No one who lives in error is free. - Author: Euripides
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#85. Sufficiency's enough for men of sense. - Author: Euripides
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#86. Death will be my wedding, children and glory. - Author: Euripides
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#87. Character is "a stamp of good repute on a person." - Author: Euripides
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#88. If one must do a wrong, it's best to do it pursuing power-otherwise, let's have virtue. - Author: Euripides
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#89. Death is what men want when the anguish of living is more than they can bear. - Author: Euripides
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#90. Humility, a sense of reverence before the sons of heaven of all the prizes that a mortal man might win, these, I say, are wisest; these are best. - Author: Euripides
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#91. Do not grieve so much for a husband lost that it wastes away your life. - Author: Euripides
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#92. Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments. - Author: Euripides
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#93. Delight in splendor is no more than happiness with little for both and have their appeal. - Author: Euripides
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#94. My love for you
was greater than my wisdom. - Author: Euripides
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#95. Often a noble face hides filthy ways. - Author: Euripides
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#96. O Zeus, why did you give men certain ways
to recognize false gold, when there's no mark, no token on the human body, to indicate which men are worthless. - Author: Euripides
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#97. But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay. - Author: Euripides
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#98. Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err. - Author: Euripides
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#99. Friends show their love in times of trouble. - Author: Euripides
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#100. We pay a high price for intelligence. Wisdom hurts. - Author: Euripides
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