Menander

comic dramatist of ancient Greece (342-292 BC)

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The character of a man is known from his conversations.Rate it:
There is nothing more daring than ignorance.Rate it:
Being a man, ne'er ask the gods for a life set free from grief, but ask for courage that endureth long.Rate it:
Culture makes all men gentle.Rate it:
Deus ex machina A god from the machineRate it:
He who labors diligently need never despair for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.Rate it:
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.Rate it:
He who labours diligently need never despair. We can accomplish every thing by diligence and labour.Rate it:
I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.Rate it:
In everything you will find annoyances, but you ought to consider whether the advantages do not predominate.Rate it:
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.Rate it:
Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.Rate it:
No one ought to despond in adverse circumstances, for they may turn out to be the cause of good to us.*Rate it:
Nothing is more useful than silence.Rate it:
Riches cover a multitude of woes.Rate it:
The man who cannot blush, and who has no feelings of fear, has reached the acme of impudence.Rate it:
The man who runs may fight again.Rate it:
The school of hard knocks is an accelerated curriculum.Rate it:
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.Rate it:
There is no pleasure of life sprouting like a tree from one root but there is some pain joined to it; and again nature brings good out of evil.Rate it:
When you see a man elated with pride, glorying in his riches and high descent, rising even above fortune, look out for his speedy punishment; for he is only raised the higher that he may fall with a heavier crash.Rate it:
Whom the gods love dies young.Rate it:
Whosoever lends a greedy ear to a slanderous report is either himself of a radically bad disposition or a mere child in sense.Rate it:

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