Quotations by Menander

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Born: Sunday, December 31, 1899
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Greek


'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.'
- Menander
(Keywords: Saying)

Culture makes all men gentle.
- Menander
(Keywords: Men, Culture)

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
- Menander
(Keywords: God, Boldness)

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
- Menander
(Keywords: Despair, Diligence, Labor)

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.
- Menander

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
- Menander
(Keywords: Wisdom, Hair)

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
- Menander
(Keywords: Bravery, Choice)

Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
- Menander
(Keywords: Marriage, Truth, Evil, Will)

Riches cover a multitude of woes.
- Menander

The character of a man is known from his conversations.
- Menander
(Keywords: Character, Man)

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
- Menander
(Keywords: Beginning, Evil, Excess, Goodness)

The man who runs may fight again.
- Menander
(Keywords: Fight, Man, May)

The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
- Menander
(Keywords: Goal, Labor, May, Will)

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
- Menander
(Keywords: Body, Mind, Words, Wounds)

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.
- Menander

Whom the gods love dies young.
- Menander
(Keywords: Love, Gods)







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