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Aristophanes Quotes

"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."

"Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever."

"Under every stone lurks a politician."

"By words the mind is winged."

"The wise learn many things from their enemies."

"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."

"Wise people, even though all laws were abolished, would still lead the same life."

"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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