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The greatest representative of ancient Greek comedy, 450-385 BC
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A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.
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A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
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By words the mind is winged.
Words
Evil events from evil causes spring.
Evil
Full of wiles, full of guile, at all times, in all ways, Are the children of Men
Children
High thoughts must have high language.
Thought
Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.
Hunger
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Art
Love is simply the name for the desire and the pursuit of the whole.
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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 . . .
AdversityEnemiesLearning
One bush, they say, can never hide two thieves
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Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you.
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Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
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Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master, At which the audience never fail to laugh?
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Shrines! Shrines! Surely you don't believe in the gods. What's your argument? Where's your proof?
God
The wise learn many things from their enemies.
EnemiesLearningWisdom
The wise learn many things from their foes.
Wisdom
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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This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought. Should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land. Never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.
Fighting
To be insulted by you is to be garlanded with lilies
Insults
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