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Quote Left The dawn speeds a man on his journey, and speeds him too in his work. Quote Right
Quote Left There dwell the children of the dark Night, the dread gods Sleep and Death. Quote Right

Quote Left He for himself weaves woe who weaves for others woe, and evil counsel on the counselor recoils. Quote Right
Quote Left A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing. Quote Right
Quote Left If thou shouldst lay up even a little upon a little, and shouldst do this often, soon would even this become great. Quote Right
Quote Left Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age. Quote Right
Quote Left Man's chiefest treasure is a sparing tongue. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not seek evil gains evil gains are the equivalent of disaster. Quote Right
Quote Left I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint. Quote Right
Quote Left Try to take for a mate a person of your own neighborhood. Quote Right
Quote Left Badness you can get easily, in quantity; the road is smooth, and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the immortal gods have put sweat, and long and steer is the way to it. Quote Right
Quote Left He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner. Quote Right
Quote Left Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet. Quote Right
Quote Left Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning. Quote Right
Quote Left Invite the man that loves thee to a feast, but let alone thine enemy. Quote Right
Quote Left It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy. Quote Right
Quote Left We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things. Quote Right
Quote Left If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big. Quote Right
Quote Left Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor. Quote Right
Quote Left Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning. Quote Right
Quote Left If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great. Quote Right
Quote Left Even though it's hard, it's easy. Quote Right
Quote Left Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man. Quote Right
Quote Left Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage. Quote Right
Quote Left Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster. Quote Right
Quote Left For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one. Quote Right