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71 Euripides Quotes on Life & Love (FRIENDSHIP)

Top 10 Most Famous Euripides Quotes (BEST)

Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Tragedy isn't getting something or failure to get it; it's losing something you already have. Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
Today is the tomorrow you worried about yesterday. Tragedy isn’t getting something or failure to get it; it’s losing something you already have. Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
A man's most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
A man’s most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.
Nothing is hopeless; we must hope for everything.
It is a good thing to be rich and strong, but it is a better thing to be loved.
It is a good thing to be rich and strong, but it is a better thing to be loved.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Experience, travel - these are an education in themselves.
Experience, travel – these are an education in themselves.

6 Best Euripides Quotes on Friendship

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.
I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend’s prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.

8 Inspirational Euripides Quotes About Life

The greatest pleasure of life is love.
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
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.
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.
Arm yourself, my heart the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.
Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man’s eyes.
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.
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.
There is just one life for each of us our own.
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.
Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.

6 Euripides Quotes About Love

He is not a lover who does not love forever.
He is not a lover who does not love forever.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
My love for you was greater than my wisdom.
My love for you was greater than my wisdom.
Stronger than lover's love is lover's hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.
Stronger than lover’s love is lover’s hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man’s love.

5 Euripides Quotes on Wealth and Money

Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
When a man’s stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.

11 Wise Euripides Quotes to Live By (WISDOM)

He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
He was a wise man who originated the idea of God.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
Do not plan for ventures before finishing what’s at hand.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.
In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you’ve heard the other side.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
The wisest men follow their own direction.
We must take care of our minds because we cannot benefit from beauty when our brains are missing.
We must take care of our minds because we cannot benefit from beauty when our brains are missing.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.
Enough is abundance to the wise.
Enough is abundance to the wise.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.

5 Euripides Quotes on Happinesss

No one is happy all his life long.
No one is happy all his life long.
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.
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.
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
Lucky that man whose children make his happiness in life and not his grief, the anguished disappointment of his hopes.
There is something in the pang of change more than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
There is something in the pang of change more than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happiness.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.

5 Euripides Quotes About Freedom and Slavery

I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.
I would rather die on my feet than live on my knees.
No man on earth is truly free, All are slaves of money or necessity. Public opinion or fear of prosecution forces each one, against his conscience, to conform.
No man on earth is truly free, All are slaves of money or necessity. Public opinion or fear of prosecution forces each one, against his conscience, to conform.
A slave is he who cannot speak his thoughts.
A slave is he who cannot speak his thoughts.
What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
What greater grief than the loss of one’s native land.
Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are not truly yours.
Worse than a true evil is it to bear the burden of faults that are not truly yours.

2 Euripides Quotes on Women

Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman.
Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman.
Of all creatures that can feel and think, we women are the worst treated things alive.
Of all creatures that can feel and think, we women are the worst treated things alive.

2 Euripides Quotes on Arguments

Those whose cause is just will never lack good arguments.
Those whose cause is just will never lack good arguments.
Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.
Money is far more persuasive than logical arguments.

4 Euripides Quotes on Anger

Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.
Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes angry.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes angry.
The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love.
The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, is that which rages in the place of dearest love.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.
God hates violence. He has ordained that all men fairly possess their property, not seize it.

7 Deep Euripides Quotes that Will Make You Think

“Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm; great good fortune comes to failure in the end. All is change; all yields its place and goes; to persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs.”

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When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.
When a good man is hurt, all who would be called good must suffer with him.
When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.
When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.
Do not mistake the rule of force for true power. Men are not shaped by force.
Do not mistake the rule of force for true power. Men are not shaped by force.
Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour.
Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour.
Your very silence shows you agree.
Your very silence shows you agree.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.

(MUST READ) Euripides I: Alcestis, Medea, The Children of Heracles, Hippolytus (The Complete Greek Tragedies)

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