Hesiod Quotes


36 Hesiod quotes:



"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."
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"The fool learns by suffering."
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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."
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"Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better."
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"Never make a companion equal to a brother."
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"Do not gain basely; base gain is equal to ruin."
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"Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth."
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"He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner."
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"Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age."
"Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn."
"It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy."
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"A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage."
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"It will not always be summer; build barns."
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"He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace."
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"How easily some light report is set about, but how difficult to bear."
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"It is not possible either to trick or escape the mind of Zeus."
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"When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness."
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"Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame."
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"A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing."
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"Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steep is the way to it."
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