There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through a man to whom the populace is entrusted and who has many responsibilities.
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.
Evil deeds do not prosper the slow man catches up with the swift.
Young mens minds are always changeable but when an old man is concerned in a matter he looks both before and after.
The outcome of the war is in our hands the outcome of words is in the council.
I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead but now let me win noble renown.
Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.
Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a mans worth on the day when slavery comes upon him.
It was built against the will of the immortal gods and so it did not last for long.
Hateful to me as the gates of Hades is that man who hides one thing in his heart and speaks another.
Miserable mortals who like leaves at one moment flame with life eating the produce of the land and at another moment weakly perish.
Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.
Two urns on Jove's high throne have ever stood, the source of evil one, and one of good; from thence the cup of mortal man he fills, blessings to these, to those distributes ills; to most he mingles both.
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart and speaks for another.
The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.
In saffron-colored mantle from the tides of ocean rose the morning to bring light to gods and men.
All strangers and beggars are from Zeus and a gift though small is precious.
He knew the things that were and the things that would be and the things that had been before.
A man dies still if he has done nothing, as one who has done much.
Do thou restrain the haughty spirit in thy breast for better far is gentle courtesy.
Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.