One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
Not all things are to be discovered; many are better concealed.
There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water.
When trouble ends even troubles please.
A state is not a state if it belongs to one man.
Wisdom is the most important part of happiness.
The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Best to live lightly, unthinkingly.
No lie ever reaches old age.
All a man's affairs become diseased when he wishes to cure evils by evils.
A soul that is kind and intends justice discovers more than any sophist.
Success is dependent on effort.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Whoever lives among many evils just as I, how can dying not be a source of gain?
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
Even a poor man can receive honors.
The rewards of virtue alone abide secure.
A fearful man is always hearing things.
Whoever neglects the arts when he is young has lost the past and is dead to the future.
When a man has lost all happiness, he's not alive. Call him a breathing corpse.