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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
  [Greek]—He is the best diviner who conjectures well.  1
  [Greek]—I hate a learned woman. Let no woman in my house know more than a woman should.  2
  [Greek]—My tongue has sworn, but my mind is unsworn.  3
  [Greek]—There is always a pleasure in variety.  4
  [Greek]—What is natural is never shameful.  5
  [Greek]—Where there is no longer any wine there is no love.  6
  Goodness and being in the gods are one; / He who imputes ill to them makes them none.  7
  Had I succeeded well, I had been reckoned amongst the wise; so ready are we to judge from the event.  8
  He is wise that is wise to himself.  9
  Silence and discretion are specially becoming in a woman, and to remain quietly at home.  10
  The language of truth is simple.  11
  The sorrow of Yesterday is as nothing; that of To-day is bearable; but that of To-morrow is gigantic, because indistinct.  12
  Time will discover everything to posterity; it is a babbler, and speaks even when no question is put.  13
  To a father waxing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.  14
  Youth holds no society with grief.  15
  Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.  16

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