Top 10 Best Aristophanes Quotes
Aristophanes, son of Philippus, of the deme Cydathenaeum, was a comic playwright of ancient Athens. Eleven of his thirty plays survive virtually complete. Here are the top 10 best Aristophanes quotes –
#1 Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don’t believe in the gods. What’s your argument? Where’s your proof?
#2 Why, I’d like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.
#3 Evil events from evil causes spring.
#4 You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
#5 Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life.
#6 Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
#7 Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
#8 A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
#9 Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.
#10 Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
More Best Aristophanes Quotes
- You should not decide until you have heard what both have to say.
- Under every stone lurks a politician.
- 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.
- 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.
- Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you.
- Let each man exercise the art he knows.
- The wise learn many things from their enemies.
- A man’s homeland is wherever he prospers.
- High thoughts must have high language.
- These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: Can’t live with them, or without them.
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