Euripides

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Euripides (/jʊəˈrɪpᵻdiːz/ or /jɔːˈrɪpᵻdiːz/; Greek: Εὐριπίδης; Ancient Greek: [eu̯.riː.pí.dɛːs]) (c. 480 – 406 BC) was a tragedian of classical Athens. He is one of the few whose plays have survived, with the others being Aeschylus, Sophocles, and potentially Euphorion. Some ancient scholars attributed 95 plays to him but according to the Suda it was 92 at most. Of these, 18 or 19 have survived more or less complete (there has been debate about his authorship of Rhesus, largely on stylistic grounds) and there are also fragments, some substantial, of most of the other plays. More of his plays have survived intact than those of Aeschylus and Sophocles together, partly due to mere chance and partly because his popularity grew as theirs declined—he became, in the Hellenistic Age, a cornerstone of ancient literary education, along with Homer, Demosthenes and Menander. Euripides is identifi... More

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Euripides Quotes

Euripides #Age #Best

Photo of Euripides Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Euripides #Best #Great

Photo of Euripides 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 #Beauty #Marriage

Photo of Euripides It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
Euripides #Best

Photo of Euripides Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them he is happiest who wisely turns them to the best account.
Euripides #Best #Wisdom

Photo of Euripides Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
Euripides #Best

Photo of Euripides The best of seers is he who guesses well.
Euripides #Courage

Photo of Euripides To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
Euripides #Death

Photo of Euripides No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Euripides #Forgiveness #Men

Photo of Euripides Forgive, son men are men they needs must err.
Euripides #Friendship #Happiness #Love

Photo of Euripides Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Euripides #Future #Learning

Photo of Euripides Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Euripides #God

Photo of Euripides Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
Euripides #God #Happiness

Photo of Euripides Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
Euripides #Good #Love

Photo of Euripides Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
Euripides #Friendship

Photo of Euripides Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Euripides #Life #Love

Photo of Euripides The greatest pleasure of life is love.
Euripides #Relationship

Photo of Euripides One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Euripides #Learning

Photo of Euripides Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Euripides #Life

Photo of Euripides There is just one life for each of us: our own.
Euripides #Love

Photo of Euripides Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Euripides #Strength

Photo of Euripides Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides #Success #Wisdom

Photo of Euripides Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Euripides #War

Photo of Euripides Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Euripides #Wisdom

Photo of Euripides Cleverness is not wisdom.
Euripides #Wisdom

Photo of Euripides Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.