Euripides Quotes (301 quotes)
Alcestis. The Medea. The Heracleidae. Hippolytus. The Cyclops. Heracles. Iphigenia in Tauris. Helen. Hecuba. Andromache. The Trojan women (1959 edition)
Euripides: The Cyclops, translated by W. Arrowsmith. Heracles, translated by W. Arrowsmith. Iphigenia in Tauris, translated by W. Bynner. Helen translated by R. Lattimore
Euripides (1955 edition)
l. 612, as translated by Gilbert Murray (1954). - Hippolytus (428 B.C.)
“Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.”
Euripides: Ion. Rhesus. The Suppliant women. Orestes. Iphigenia in Aulis. Electra. The Phoenician women. The Bacchae (1959 edition), University Of Chicago Press
Four Plays of Euripides: Alcestis, Medea, Hippolytus, & Iphigeneia Among the Taurians (1931 edition), Stanford University Press - ISBN: 9780804719568
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Occupation: Poet, playwright
Bio: Euripides was one of the three great tragedians of classical Athens, the other two being Aeschylus and Sophocles. Some ancient scholars attributed ninety-five plays to him but according to the Suda it was ninety-two at most. Of these, eighteen or nineteen have survived complete and there are also fragments, some substantial, of most of the other plays.
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“In relation to God, we are like a thief who has burgled the house of a kindly householder and been allowed to keep some of the gold. From the point of view of the lawful owner this gold is a gift; Form the point of view of the burglar it is a theft. He must go and give it back. It is the same with our existence. We have stolen a little of God's being to make it ours. God has made us a gift of it. But we have stolen it. We must return it.”