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There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair.
Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put.
Time will unveil all things to posterity.
To a father waxing old, nothing is dearer than a daughter; sons have spirits of a higher pitch, but less inclined to endearing fondness.
Toil says the proverb, is the sire of fame.
Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
We know the good, we apprehend it clearly, but we can't bring it to achievement.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all; only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.
When roused to rage the maddening populace storms, their fury, like a rolling flame, bursts forth unquenchable; but give its violence ways, it spends itself, and as its force abates, learns to obey and yields it to your will.
Who dares not speak his free thoughts is a slave.
Who knows that 'tis not life which we call death, and death our life on earth?
Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad.
Woman is woman's natural ally.
Would that I could live without care in the middle rank of life.
Youth is the best time to be rich; and the best time to be poor.
Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.
- quoted by Emerson [Action]
Youth holds no society with grief.
- l. 73 [Youth]
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
- Alcestis (418) [Death]
Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety.
- Andromeda (10, 2), (fragment) [Trouble]
The divine power moves with difficulty, but at the same time surely.
- Bacchoe (382) [Retribution]
The first requisite to happiness is that a man be born in a famous city.
- Encomium on Alcibiades, probably quoted
God helps him who strives hard.
- Eumenidoe [Help]
A bad ending follows a bad beginning.
- Frag. Melanip. (Stoboeus) [Results]
Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on the bad.
- Fragment [Punishment]
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