Nothing will content him who is not content with a little.
It is not possible to step twice into the same river.
I hate a jovial table companion with a good memory.
What is good to know is difficult to learn.
My aunt says one thing, and my ears hear another.
If it were not for hope, the heart would break.
Nothing is so reckless as a blind horse.
Move your hand along with Athena .
The unexamined life is not worth living.
I send thee myrrh, not that thou mayest be by it perfumed, but it perfumed by thee.
He who laughs not in the morning, laughs not at noon.
Written laws are like spiders webs; they will catch, it is true, the weak and poor, but would be torn in pieces by the rich and powerful.
Do not compare a fly with an elephant.
People characters are revealed by their speech.
The priest is in one place, and his robe in another.
The building of the village was not yet complete, and the beggars arrived!
Act quickly, think slowly.
Sometimes you have to through you have to through yourself into the fire to escape from the smoke.
My donkey is dead; let no more grass grow.
Women are as changeable as the sea.
Whoever feeds the wolf in the winter will be eaten by him in the spring.
The style is the man himself.
Time leads truth to light.
Time is the best adviser.
Under every stone sleeps a scorpion.
Never consult a doctor who has never been ill himself.
They throw stones at the walnut trees, but not at the maple.
Danger can only be overcome by more danger.
To have five drachmas in the hand is better than ten drachmas on paper.
Every country is a fatherland.
Where there is a sea there are pirates.
Know all and you will pardon all.
Don’t forget to distrust.
Whatever is good to know is difficult to learn.
The drowning man grips to his own hair.
A lucky person is someone who plants pebbles and harvests potatoes.
In the young, silence is better than speech.
A thousand people cannot undress a naked person.
You know who the good seamen are when the storm comes.
Pity for those who have been beaten till the arrival of the judges.
If you cannot catch a fish, do not blame the sea.
Give me today and you may keep tomorrow.
The second thought is the best.
A lazy tailor finds his thread too long.
An uninvited in-law finds no space to sit.
If you wish to be good, first believe that you are bad.
Men who have lost heart never yet won a trophy.
Milk the cow, but do not pull off the udder.
God loves the burglar, but he loves the householder too.
Someone with an unrelenting heart is his own executioner.
The people make the town.
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