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Menander Quotes and Sayings

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Whom the gods love dies young.
- Menander

The man who runs may fight again.
- Menander

The character of a man is known from his conversations.
- Menander

I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.
- Menander

 

Culture makes all men gentle.
- Menander

The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
- Menander

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

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

The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
- Menander

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

Riches cover a multitude of woes.
- Menander

Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
- Menander

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

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

Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
- Menander

It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.
- Menander

I do myself a greater injury in lying
than I do him of whom I tell a lie.
- Michel de Montaigne

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is not possible between two women
one of whom is very well dressed.
- Laurie Colwin

What is a friend? I will tell you ...
it is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

I find that he is happiest
of whom the world says least, good or bad.
- Thomas Jefferson

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

A true friend is a rock upon whom you can depend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend is one before whom I can think aloud.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt
towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde PHOTO

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those
to whom they entrust the minds of their children
a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom
they entrust the care of their plumbing.
- John F. Kennedy

Those whom we can love, we can hate;
to others we are indifferent.
- Henry David Thoreau

Jealousy is that pain which a man feels
from the apprehension that he is not equally beloved
by the person whom he entirely loves.
- Joseph Addison

God sometimes does try to the uttermost
those whom he wishes to bless.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Look at this butterfly, so beautiful, so delicate.
I can enjoy this butterfly from a distance,
but if I touched her, she would die.
While not quite as delicate as butterflies,
people also need private space and private time
away from the demands of the world -
even away from the attentions of those
with whom they are most bonded.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A blessed thing it is for any man or woman to have a friend,
one human soul whom we can trust utterly,
who knows the best and worst of us,
and who loves us in spite of all our faults.
- Charles Kingsley

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

Animals, whom we have made our slaves,
we do not like to consider our equal.
- Charles Darwin

Beauty is an outward gift,
which is seldom despised,
except by those to whom it has been refused.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Only choose in marriage a man whom you would choose
as a friend if he were a woman.
- Joseph Joubert

To whom does design address itself: to the greatest number,
to the specialist of an enlightened matter,
to a privileged social class? Design addresses itself to the need.
- Charles Eames

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
- Erma Bombeck

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.
- Jeremy Bentham

One should never know too precisely
whom one has married
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed;
to kindness,
to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
- Marcel Proust

Few delights can equal the presence of one whom we trust utterly.
- George MacDonald

Marriage is the alliance of two people,
one of whom never remembers birthdays and the other who never forgets them.
- Ogden Nash

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

The revenues of Cuban state-run companies are used
exclusively for the benefit of the people,
to whom they belong.
- Fidel Castro

Here is he laid to whom for daring deed,
nor friend nor foe could render worthy meed.
- Quintus Ennius

There are certain persons for whom pure Truth is a poison.
- Andre Maurois

With a novelist, like a surgeon, you have to get a
feeling that you've fallen into good hands -
someone from whom you can accept the anesthetic with confidence.
- Saul Bellow

We were very kindly received by the English merchants
to whom my companion had letters,
and we set ourselves to learn what was the real state of things in Mexico.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

The circumstances, including my body and my parents,
whom I may curse, are my soul's own choice and I do
not understand this because I have forgotten.
- James Hillman

I just yesterday returned from a trip where I photographed
a woman with two children whom I photographed first
when she was the age of the older of the two children.
- Jock Sturges

How unbearable at times are people who are happy,
people for whom everything works out.
- Anton Chekhov

The rich man's dog gets more in the way of vaccination,
medicine and medical care than do the workers upon
whom the rich man's wealth is built.
- Samora Machel

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence,
and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is
more than to speak in good words,
or in good order.
- Francis Bacon

Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
- Euripides

You can only hate someone whom you have the capacity to love,
because if you are really indifferent,
you cannot even get up the enough energy to hate him.
- Sri Chinmoy

Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child,
in whom we trace the features of the mother's face,
her aspect and her attitude.
- Beck

The young patriots now returning from war in Iraq and
Afghanistan and other deployments worldwide are joining
the ranks of veterans to whom America owes an immense debt of gratitude.
- Steve Buyer

A friend is someone with whom you dare to be yourself.
- Frank Crane

People to whom nothing has ever happened cannot understand
the unimportance of events.
- T. S. Eliot

Only a humanity to whom death has become as indifferent as its members,
that has itself died, can inflict it administratively on innumerable people.
- Theodor Adorno

Nothing else is required than to act toward God,
in the midst of your occupations, as you do,
even when busy, toward those who love you and whom you love.
- Alphonsus Liguori

A tomb now suffices him for whom the whole world was not sufficient.
- Alexander the Great

I'd like to be for cinema what Shakespeare was for theatre,
Marx for politics and Freud for psychology:
someone after whom nothing is as it used to be.
- Rainer W. Fassbinder

For the person for whom small things do not exist,
the great is not great.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Miller is not really a writer but a non-stop talker
to whom someone has given a typewriter.
- Gerald Brenan

When a woman like that whom I've seen so much,
All of a sudden drops out of touch; Is always busy and never can,
Spare you a moment, it means a man.
- Alice Duer Miller

Let's get on our knees and pray.
I don't know to whom.
Is there a patron saint of ballistics gel?
- Adam Savage


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