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
Euripides #Age #Best
Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
Euripides #Best #Great
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
It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
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
Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
The best of seers is he who guesses well.
To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
Euripides #Forgiveness #Men
Forgive, son men are men they needs must err.
Euripides #Friendship #Happiness #Love
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
Euripides #Future #Learning
Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
Euripides #God #Happiness
Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
Euripides #Good #Love
Down on your knees, and thank heaven, fasting, for a good man's love.
Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
Euripides #Life #Love
The greatest pleasure of life is love.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
There is just one life for each of us: our own.
Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
Euripides #Success #Wisdom
Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
Ten soldiers wisely led will beat a hundred without a head.
Cleverness is not wisdom.
Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.