Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
Whoever grows angry amid troubles applies a drug worse than the disease and is a physician unskilled about misfortunes.
Evil gains work their punishment.
Wise thinkers prevail everywhere.
Evil counsel travels fast.
A word does not frighten the man who, in acting, feels no fear.
There is nothing more hateful than bad advice.
Old age and the passage of time teach all things.
I would prefer even to fail with honor than win by cheating.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.
I would rather miss the mark acting well than win the day acting basely.
You win the victory when you yield to friends.
To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.
There are some who praise a man free from disease; to me no man who is poor seems free from disease but to be constantly sick.
Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country, I rate him nowhere.
If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
One word frees us of all the weight and pain in life. That word is love.
A day lays low and lifts up again all human things.
Deem no man happy until he passes the end of his life without suffering grief.
There is a time when even justice brings harm.
For death is not the worst, but when one wants to die and is not able even to have that.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
Success is dependent on effort.
No one longs to live more than someone growing old.
Now I see that going out into the testing ground of men it is the tongue and not the deed that wins the day.
If my body is enslaved, still my mind is free.
Isn't it the sweetest mockery to mock our enemies?
No one who errs unwillingly is evil.
God's dice always have a lucky roll.
Always desire to learn something useful.
It's a terrible thing to speak well and be wrong.
For shameful deeds are taught by shameful deeds.
Man is not constituted to take pleasure in the same things always.
There is no witness so terrible and no accuser so powerful as conscience which dwells within us.
War never takes a wicked man by chance, the good man always.
Who seeks shall find.
A man growing old becomes a child again.
Reverence does not die with mortals, nor does it perish whether they live or die.
Without labor nothing prospers.
The dice of Zeus always fall luckily.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
What house, bloated with luxury, ever became prosperous without a woman's excellence?
If it were possible to cure evils by lamentation and to raise the dead with tears, then gold would be a less valuable thing than weeping.
Foolishness is indeed the sister of wickedness.
A wise man does not chatter with one whose mind is sick.
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
No lie ever reaches old age.
There is no sense in crying over spilt milk. Why bewail what is done and cannot be recalled?