Euripides Sayings and Quotes

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

Do not mistake the rule of force for true power. Men are not shaped by force. Euripides
In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side. Euripides
Life is a short affair; We should try to make it smooth, and free from strife. Euripides
A sharp-tempered woman, or, for that matter, a man, Is easier to deal with than the clever type who holds her tongue. Euripides
If we could be twice young and twice old we could correct all our mistakes. Euripides
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides
Human misery must somewhere have a stop; there is no wind that always blows a storm. Euripides
Mere cleverness is not wisdom. Euripides
I know indeed what evil I intend to do, but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury, fury that brings upon mortals the greatest evils. Euripides
When one with honeyed words but evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state. Euripides
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all. Only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. Euripides
Among mortals second thoughts are wisest. Euripides
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves. Euripides
My tongue swore, but my mind's unsworn. Euripides
Slow but sure moves the might of the gods. Euripides
To an old father, nothing is more sweet than a daughter. Boys are more spirited, but their ways are not so tender. Euripides
Necessity is harsh. Fate has no reprieve. Euripides
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future. Euripides
Toil, says the proverb, is the sire of fame. Euripides
Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart. Euripides
Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman. Euripides
To persevere, trusting in what hopes one has, is courage in a man. The coward despairs. Euripides
He who submits to fate without complaint is wise. Euripides
There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair. Euripides
This is slavery, not to speak one's thoughts. Euripides
There is in the worst of fortune the best chances of a happy change. Euripides
Every man is like the company he keeps. Euripides
The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable, Is that which rages in the place of dearest love. Euripides
Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far. Euripides