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Euripides (484 BC - 406 BC)
Greek tragic dramatist [more author details]
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A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
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Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
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Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B.C.
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.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
When love is in excess it brings a man no honor nor worthiness.
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Euripides, Medea, 431 B.C.
Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
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Euripides, Phoenix
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.
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Euripides, Phrixus
Whoso neglects learning in his youth,
Loses the past and is dead for the future.
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Euripides, Phrixus
Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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Euripides, Rhesus, circa 435 B.C.
When good men die their goodness does not perish,
But lives though they are gone. As for the bad,
All that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
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Euripides, Temenidae
Slow but sure moves the might of the gods.
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Euripides, The Bacchae, circa 407 B.C.
But this is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
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Euripides, The Phoenician Women, 409 BC

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