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410
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus, and a gift, though small, is precious.
295
All men have need of the gods.
347
A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.
334
A small rock holds back a great wave.
293
Zeus does not bring all men's plans to fulfillment.
929
Young men's minds are always changeable, but when an old man is concerned in a matter, he looks both before and after.
366
You will certainly not be able to take the lead in all things yourself, for to one man a god has given deeds of war, and to another the dance, to another lyre and song, and in...
337
Whoever obeys the gods, to him they particularly listen.
412
Thus have the gods spun the thread for wretched mortals: that they live in grief while they themselves are without cares; for two jars stand on the floor of Zeus of the gifts...
293
There is a strength in the union even of very sorry men.
263
There is a fullness of all things, even of sleep and love.
354
The single best augury is to fight for one's country.
339
The outcome of the war is in our hands; the outcome of words is in the council.
278
The glorious gifts of the gods are not to be cast aside.
400
The fates have given mankind a patient soul.
312
Once harm has been done, even a fool understands it.
304
Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.
343
Miserable mortals who, like leaves, at one moment flame with life, eating the produce of the land, and at another moment weakly perish.
341
It was built against the will of the immortal gods, and so it did not last for long.
392
It is not unseemly for a man to die fighting in defense of his country.