Renowned Quotes & Sayings by Author of Medea Euripides

Ultimate Collection of  Inspiring Quotes of Euripides on daughter, father, bacchae, Wealth, Wisdom, Life, Love and Death.

  • Prosperity is full of friends.
  • Cleverness is not wisdom.
  • Much effort, much prosperity.
  • Authority is never without hate.
  • Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.
  • No one who lives in error is free.
  • No one is happy all his life long.
  • Better a serpent than a stepmother!
  • The lucky person passes for a genius.
  • The greatest pleasure of life is love.
  • The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
  • The bold are helpless without cleverness.
  • The best of seers is he who guesses well.
  • Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
  • Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
  • Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
  • In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
  • Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
  • Ignorance of one’s misfortunes is clear gain.
  • He is not a lover who does not love forever.
  • This is slavery, not to speak one’s thought.
  • There is the sky, which is all men’s together.
  • There is just one life for each of us: our own.
  • The wavering mind is but a base possession.
  • Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
  • Do not consider painful what is good for you.
  • Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
  • But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
  • Luckier than one’s neighbor, but still not happy.
  • One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
  • Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
  • Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
  • He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
  • Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes.
  • Some wisdom you must learn from one who’s wise.
  • Slight not what’s near through aiming at what’s far.
  • Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
  • Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
  • New faces have more authority than accustomed ones.
  • Twas but my tongue, ’twas not my soul that swore.
  • Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
  • To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
  • Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
  • Do not plan for ventures before finishing what’s at hand.
  • Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
  • Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
  • No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
  • It’s not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
  • Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
  • Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
  • Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
  • To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
  • Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
  • Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love.
  • Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
  • When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
  • Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
  • I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
  • Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm.
  • God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
  • Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
  • There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
  • Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
  • 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.
  • No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will.
  • One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with deeds at a critical time when deeds are called for.
  • 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.