Hesiod Quotes

Found 57 quotes by Hesiod .
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"Invite the man that loves thee to a feast, but let alone thine enemy" Hesiod
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"The man who does evil to another does evil to himself, and the evil counsel is most evil for him who counsels it." Hesiod Hesiod
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Greek Poet    Man   

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"At the beginning of the cask and the end take thy fill but be saving in the middle; for at the bottom the savings comes too late" Hesiod Hesiod
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"Acquisition means life to miserable mortals." Hesiod Hesiod
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Greek Poet    Life   

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"If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great." Hesiod Hesiod
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"was not getting any help." Hesiod Hesiod
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"But they who give straight judgements to strangers and to those of the land and do not transgress what is just, for them the city flourishes and its people prosper." Hesiod
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"The fool learns by suffering." Hesiod
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"Preserve the mean; the opportune moment is best in all things." Hesiod
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"So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech." Hesiod
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"Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the larger the load, the greater will be the profit upon profit." Hesiod
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"It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy." Hesiod
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"A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage." Hesiod
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"Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better." Hesiod
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"When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness." Hesiod
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"For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one." Hesiod
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"It will not always be summer; build barns." Hesiod
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"Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race." Hesiod
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"Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune." Hesiod
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"Never make a companion equal to a brother." Hesiod
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"Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame." Hesiod
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