Hesiod Quotes, Sayings, Remarks, Thoughts and Speeches

Hesiod Quotes and Sayings

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    A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    A day is sometimes our mother, sometimes our stepmother. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
  • 3
    Acquisition means life to miserable mortals. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the larger the load, the greater will be the profit upon profit. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    At the beginning of the cask and the end take thy fill but be saving in the middle; for at the bottom the savings comes too late. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    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 steep is the way to it. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    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. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    But they who give straight judgements to strangers and to those of the land and do not transgress what is just, for them the city flourishes and its people prosper. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Do not gain basely; base gain is equal to ruin. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Do not let a flattering woman coax and wheedle you and deceive you; she is after your barn. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    False shame accompanies a man that is poor, shame that either harms a man greatly or profits him; shame is with poverty, but confidence with wealth. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    For both faith and want of faith have destroyed men alike. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Giving is good, but taking is bad and brings death. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    How easily some light report is set about, but how difficult to bear. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
  • 19
    If you add a little to a little, and then do it again, soon that little shall be much. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    If you should put even a little on a little and should do this often, soon this would become big. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
  • 21
    It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    It is not possible either to trick or escape the mind of Zeus. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    It will not always be summer; build barns. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Justice prevails over transgression when she comes to the end of the race. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Mortals grow swiftly in misfortune. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Never make a companion equal to a brother. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Often even a whole city suffers for a bad man who sins and contrives presumptuous deeds. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Preserve the mean; the opportune moment is best in all things. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    So the people will pay the penalty for their kings' presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    The best is he who calls men to the best. And those who heed the call are also blessed. But worthless who call not, heed not, but rest. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    The fool knows after he's suffered. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    The man who does evil to another does evil to himself, and the evil counsel is most evil for him who counsels it. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Toil is no source of shame; idleness is shame. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Try to take for a mate a person of your own neighborhood. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    We know how to speak many falsehoods that resemble real things, but we know, when we will, how to speak true things. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Wealth should not be seized, but the god-given is much better. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    When you deal with your brother, be pleasant, but get a witness. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Whoever happens to give birth to mischievous children lives always with unending grief in his spirit and heart. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Whoever has trusted a woman has trusted deceivers. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age. Hesiod | Refcard PDF
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    Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace. Hesiod | Refcard PDF






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