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A god implants in mortal guilt whenever he wants utterly to confound a house.
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Ah, lives of men! When prosperous they glitter - Like a fair picture; when misfortune comes - A wet sponge at one blow has blurred the painting.
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Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
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And one who is just of his own free will shall not lack for happiness; and he will never come to utter ruin.
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And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.
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Be bold and boast, just like the cock beside the hen.
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Bronze in the mirror of the form, wine of the mind.
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But time growing old teaches all things.
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By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
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By Time and Age full many things are taught.
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Call no man happy till he is dead.
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Death is better, a milder fate than tyranny.
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Death is easier than a wretched life; and better never to have born than to live and fare badly.
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Death is softer by far than tyranny.
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Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might.
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Don't you know this, that words are doctors to a diseased temperment?
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Every ruler is harsh whose laws is new.
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Everyone's quick to blame the alien.
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Excessive fear is always powerless.
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For a murderous blow let murderous blow atone.
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For children preserve the fame of a man after his death.
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For hostile word let hostile word be paid.
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For know that no one is free, except Zeus.
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For somehow this disease inheres in tyranny, never to trust one's friends.
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For somehow this is tyranny's disease, to trust no friends.
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For the impious act begets more after it, like to the parent stock.
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For the poison of hatred seated near the heart doubles the burden for the one who suffers the disease; he is burdened with his own sorrow, and groans on seeing another's happiness.
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For there is no defense for a man who, in the excess of his wealth, has kicked the great altar of Justice out of sight.
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For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
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From a small seed a mighty trunk may grow.
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God always strives together with those who strive.
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God lends a helping hand to the man who tries hard.
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God loves to help him who strives to help himself.
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God's most lordly gift to man is decency of mind.
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Happiness is a choice that requires effort at times.
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He who goes unenvied shall not be admired.
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He who learns must suffer. And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.
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His resolve is not to seem the bravest, but to be.
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I have learned to hate all traitors, and there is no disease that I spit on more than treachery.
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I know how men in exile feed on dreams.
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I say you must not win an unjust case by oaths.
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I willingly speak to those who know, but for those who do not know I forget.
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I would rather be ignorant than knowledgeable of evils.
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I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
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I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.
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If a man suffers ill, let it be without shame; for this is the only profit when we are dead. You will never say a good word about deeds that are evil and disgraceful.
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If you pour oil and vinegar into the same vessel, you would call them not friends but opponents.
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In every tyrant's heart there springs in the end this poison, that he cannot trust a friend.
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In the lack of judgment great harm arises, but one vote cast can set right a house.
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It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.
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It is a profitable thing, if one is wise, to seem foolish.
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It is always in season for old men to learn.
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It is an easy thing for one whose foot is on the outside of calamity to give advice and to rebuke the sufferer.
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It is an ill thing to be the first to bring news of ill.
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It is best for the wise man not to seem wise.
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It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.
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It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.
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It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
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It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath.
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Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
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Know not to revere human things too much.
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Married love between man and woman is bigger than oaths guarded by right of nature.
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Memory is the mother of all wisdom.
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Mourn for me rather as living than as dead.
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Neither a life of anarchy nor one beneath a despot should you praise; to all that lies in the middle a god has given excellence.
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Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
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Obedience is the mother of success, and success the parent of salvation.
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Of all the gods only death does not desire gifts.
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Of prosperity mortals can never have enough.
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Only when a man's life comes to its end in prosperity dare we pronounce him happy.
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Search well and be wise, nor believe that self-willed pride will ever be better than good counsel.
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Self-will in the man who does not reckon wisely is by itself the weakest of all things.
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Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
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The anvil of justice is planted firm, and fate who makes the sword does the forging in advance.
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The evils of mortals are manifold; nowhere is trouble of the same wing seen.
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The man who does ill must suffer ill.
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The man whose authority is recent is always stern.
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The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
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The wisest of the wise may err.
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The words of truth are simple.
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There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls.
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There are times when fear is good. It must keep its watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain.
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There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually.
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There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.
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There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
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Time as he grows old teaches all things.
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Time brings all things to pass.
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To be free from evil thoughts is God's best gift.
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To mourn and bewail your ill-fortune, when you will gain a tear from those who listen, this is worth the trouble.
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Too few rejoice at a friend's good fortune.
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Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
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We must pronounce him fortunate who has ended his life in fair prosperity.
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We shall perish by guile just as we slew.
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What atonement is there for blood spilt upon the earth?
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What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
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What good is it to live a life that brings pains?
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What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?
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When a man's willing and eager the god's join in.
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When a match has equal partners then I fear not.
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When one is willing and eager, the Gods join in.
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When strength is yoked with justice, where is a mightier pair than they?
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Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.
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Who apart from the gods is without pain for his whole lifetime's length?
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Who, except the gods, can live time through forever without any pain?
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Whoever is new to power is always harsh.
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Wisdom comes alone through suffering.
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Words are the physicians of a mind diseased.
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You have been trapped in the inescapable net of ruin by your own want of sense.
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