You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Men of sense often learn from their enemies. It is from their foes, not their friends, that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.
These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can’t live with them, or without them.
A man’s homeland is wherever he prospers.
Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.
High thoughts must have high language.
Evil events from evil causes spring.
You should not decide until you have heard what both have to say.
Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you.
Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don’t believe in the gods. What’s your argument? Where’s your proof?