Quotation Explorer - 'Aristophanes'

Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master,At which the audience never fail to laugh? - Aristophanes
High thoughts must have high language. - Aristophanes
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever. - Aristophanes
A man may learn wisdom even from a foe. - Aristophanes
The wise learn many things from their enemies. - Aristophanes
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 . . . - Aristophanes
By words the mind is winged. - Aristophanes
Let each man exercise the art he knows. - Aristophanes
Open your mind before your mouth - Aristophanes
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner. - Aristophanes
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never foughtShould contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native landNever to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand. - Aristophanes
Under every stone lurks a politician. - Aristophanes
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers. - Aristophanes
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