Top 26 Quotes of Menander

Whom the gods love dies young.

Menander

When at a loss about something, go and take counsel by yourself. For in the midst of shouting, the advantageous course is not to be seen, but as one reasons with oneself, it shines out clear.

Menander

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.

Menander

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.

Menander

To refrain from all injustice renders us also humane.

Menander

‘Tis always best to tell the truth. At every crisis, I recommend this as a chief contribution to security in life.

Menander

The Truth, sometimes not sought for, comes forth to the light.

Menander

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.

Menander

The spoken word is man’s physician in grief. For this alone has soothing charms for the soul.

Menander

The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.

Menander

The man who runs may fight again.

Menander

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.

Menander

The character of a man is known from his conversations.

Menander

Riches cover a multitude of woes.

Menander

Old men are children for the second time.

Menander

Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.

Menander

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.

Menander

‘Know thyself’ is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say ‘know others.’

Menander

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.

Menander

Intelligence, if it is clever in the direction of the better, is responsible for the greatest benefits of all.

Menander

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.

Menander

He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.

Menander

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.

Menander

Culture makes all men gentle.

Menander

Bad company corrupts good character.

Menander

A thing hard to track is Fortune.

Menander