Quotation Explorer - 'Solon'

In giving advice, seek to help, not please, your friend. - Solon
Learn to obey before you command. - Solon
Seek to learn constantly while you live; do not wait in the faith that old age by itself will bring wisdom. - Solon
Call no man happy until he is dead. - Solon
count no man happy until he be dead. - Solon
No more good must be attempted than the nation can bear - Solon
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. - Solon
Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them. - Solon
If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence every one must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart. - Solon
Vertraue einem edlen Charakter mehr als einem Eid. - Solon
[The answer of to the question 'Which is the most perfect popular government?']That where the least injury done to the meanest individual, is considered as an insult on the whole constitution. - Solon
Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly. - Solon
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