A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage.
It is not possible either to trick or escape the mind of Zeus.
It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
He fashions evil for himself who does evil to another, and an evil plan does mischief to the planner.
It will not always be summer; build barns.
Whoever, fleeing marriage and the sorrows that women cause, does not wish to wed comes to a deadly old age.
So the people will pay the penalty for their kings’ presumption, who, by devising evil, turn justice from her path with tortuous speech.
Potter is jealous of potter, and craftsman of craftsman; and the poor have a grudge against the poor, and the poet against the poet.
For a man wins nothing better than a good wife, and then again nothing deadlier than a bad one.
Admire a small ship, but put your freight in a large one; for the larger the load, the greater will be the profit upon profit.