Aristophanes   QUOTES

  • Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.

  • You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.

  • Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

  • Let each man exercise the art he knows.



  • Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.

  • Under every stone lurks a politician.

  • Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.

  • Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.

  • High thoughts must have high language.

  • A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.

  • These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can't live with them, or without them.

  • Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.

  • Evil events from evil causes spring.

  • Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.

  • Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.


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