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Euripides

Born in 480 B.C. Euripides wrote 92 plays in his lifetime, putting him in the same class as Aeschylus and Sophocles. However, his work often went unnoticed at festivals because his work didn't cater to the tastes of the crowd. Instead, Euripides was a free thinker and pacifist, traits that were not considered mainstream at the time. His characters often confronted very real and personal is…

Date of Birth: Dec 02, 0


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"Love distills desire upon the eyes, love brings bewitching grace into the heart." Euripides
Hippolytus lines 525-529 This quote is spoken of by the Chorus of the play, which here was made up of married women. They are here speaking of the sometimes overwhelming power of love. The lines continue, "...of those he would destroy. I pray that love may never come to me with murderous intent." While shocking, the quote displays how much power love has over us. Add Category or Author

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"One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives" Euripides
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"There is in the worst of fortune the best of chances for a happy change." Euripides
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"The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man." Euripides
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"Leave no stone unturned." Euripides
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"Life is a short affair; we should try to make it smooth, and free from strife" Euripides
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"Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future.'" Euripides
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"Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold." Euripides
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"Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom." Euripides
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"Waste not fresh tears over old griefs" Euripides
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Grief   

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"Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves" Euripides
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Judgement   

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"It's the wise man who stays home when he's drunk" Euripides
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Home   

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"To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter." Euripides
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"No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them from acting according to their will." Euripides
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Fortune    Greek Poet   

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"There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair" Euripides
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Despair   

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"I loathe a friend whose gratitude grows old, a friend who takes his friend's prosperity but will not voyage with him in his grief" Euripides
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"Friends show their love - in times of trouble, not in happiness" Euripides
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"Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks." Euripides
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"Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other." Euripides
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Cute Love    Greek Poet   

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"Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand." Euripides
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"Slight not what is near, while aiming at what is far." Euripides
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