Menander is unknown but may well have been similarly spectacular.
Whom the gods love dies young
He whom the gods love dies young.
He who labors diligently need never despair; for all things are accomplished by diligence and labor.
Let bravery be thy choice, but not bravado.
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
The sword the body wounds, sharp words the mind.
I call a fig a fig, a spade a spade.
The man who runs may fight again.
Riches cover a multitude of woes.
The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
The person who has the will to undergo all labor may win any goal.
Even God lends a hand to honest boldness.
'Know thyself' is a good saying, but not in all situations. In many it is better to say 'know others.'
Bad company corrupts good character.
Culture makes all men gentle.
Marriage, if one will face the truth, is an evil, but a necessary evil.
It is not white hair that engenders wisdom.