Greek Quotes

Greek Quotes There are many Ancient Greek quotes around various topics, such as love, life, friendship, etc. Below are some of the most famous and most used ones.

“I am searching for a human”. The reply of Diogenes, a cynical philosopher, when asked what he searches for walking around in daylight holding a lantern.
“Remember you are only human”. A reminder that Phillip II told himself.
“One bad thing is followed by many more”. Sophocles, playwright.
“Make mistakes living”. Epicurus, philosopher.
“Nothing in excess”.
“Know thyself”.
“Come and get it”. Leonidas’ reply, when told by the Persian leader to surrender by handing over their weapons.
“The whole Earth is the tomb of honourable men”. Thucydides, historian.
“Make haste slowly”. Pythagoras, philosopher.
“Healthy mind in a healthy body”.
“It is better to prevent than to heal”. Hippocrates, father of Medicine.
“It is difficult to know yourself, but easy to give advice to others”. Thales of Miletus, one of the Seven Wise Men.
“Act knowing”. Pittacus of Mytilene, one of the Seven Wise Men.
“Love is blind”. Theocritus, poet.
“Love wins over battle”. Sophocles, tragedian.
“Friendship / Love is a soul in two bodies”. Aristotle, philosopher.
“We owe our life to our parents, and our good life to our teachers”. Alexander the Great.
“One learns his friends in hardship”.
“Listen to everything, speak when you must”.
“Nothing is hidden under the sunlight”.

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