Aristophanes Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Aristophanes quotes, Aristophanes sayings, and Aristophanes proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

If you strike upon a thought that baffles you, break off from that entanglement and try another, so shall your wits be fresh to start again. Aristophanes
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. Aristophanes
High thoughts must have high language Aristophanes
If you strike upon a thought that baffles you, break off from that entanglement and try another, so shall your wits be fresh to start again. Aristophanes
Hunger knows no friend but its feeder. Aristophanes
Open your mind before your mouth. Aristophanes
You cannot teach a crab to walk straight. Aristophanes
The old are in a second childhood. Aristophanes
Under every stone lurks a politician. Aristophanes
An insult directed at the wicked is not to be censured; on the contrary, the honest man, if he has sense, can only applaud. Aristophanes
Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you. Aristophanes
One bush, they say can never hide two thieves Aristophanes
There is no beast, no rush of fire, like woman so untamed. She calmly goes her way where even panthers would be shamed. Aristophanes
You should not decide until you have heard what both have to say. Aristophanes
An insult directed at the wicked is not to be censured; on the contrary, the honest man, if he has sense, can only applaud. Aristophanes
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. Aristophanes
Love is the expression of an ancient need, that human desire was originally one and we were whole, and the desire and the pursuit of the whole is called love. Aristophanes
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. Aristophanes
The old are in a second childhood. Aristophanes
These impossible women! How they do get around us! / The poet was right: can't live with them, or without them! Aristophanes
There's nothing worse in the world than a shameless woman — save some other woman. Aristophanes
Quickly bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. Aristophanes
Man is by nature a political animal. Aristophanes