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.

By their own follies they perished the fools.

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.

Even were sleep is concerned, too much is a bad thing.

Light is the task where many share the toil.

How vain, without the merit, is the name.

I too shall lie in the dust when I am dead but now let me win noble renown.

Once harm has been done even a fool understands it.

Even his griefs are a joy long after to one that remembers all that he wrought and endured.

How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise.

Wide-sounding Zeus takes away half a mans worth on the day when slavery comes upon him.

The single best augury is to fight for ones country.

Whoever obeys the gods to him they particularly listen.

How God ever brings like to like.

Be still my heart; thou hast known worse than this.

It is not good to have a rule of many.

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.

Words empty as the wind are best left unsaid.

Two friends, two bodies with one soul inspired.

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.

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.

True friends appear less moved than counterfeit.

A companions words of persuasion are effective.

Even a fool learns something once it hits him.

I detest that man who hides one thing in the depths of his heart and speaks for another.

We are quick to flare up we races of men on the earth.

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.

In youth and beauty, wisdom is but rare!

All strangers and beggars are from Zeus and a gift though small is precious.

The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly.

A young man is embarrassed to question an older one.

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.

All men have need of the gods.

There is a strength in the union even of very sorry men.

And what he greatly thought, he nobly dared.

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed.

Zeus does not bring all mens plans to fulfillment.

Without a sign, his sword the brave man draws, and asks no omen, but his country's cause.