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The Most Popular Euripides Quotes of All Time

Most Popular Euripides Quotes,

Most Popular Euripides Quotes

As a Greek poet, Euripides is among the most recognized and widely read authors of all time. (See the search results for ‘all time’ on Rankito). He was renowned for his controversial and subversive plays that left audiences with a mix of anger, pity, laughter, contemplation.

The following are the most popular quotes from Euripides. (Visit Amazon to Buy Books about Euripides).

The greatest Greek tragic dramatist, Euripides, was a pioneer of modern drama. He was known for his use of language and for creating clear concepts that were conveyed through dialogue.

It is not easy to pick the most popular quotes from this Greek playwright as there are so many quotes from his plays and stories that have been translated into English. The top quotes include “The greatest sorrow is to know what could have been” which is from the play “Orestes” and “You are dust and to dust you shall return” is one of the most well-known quotes from the play “Medea”.

Euripides wrote powerful and tragic plays that can still be enjoyed by modern audiences today.

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#2 “Stronger than a lover’s love is a lover’s hate. Incurable, in each, the wounds they make.”

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#3 “When one with honeyed words but an evil mind persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.”

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#9 “Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.”

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#10 “Let no one think of me that I am humble or weak or passive; let them understand I am of a different kind: dangerous to my enemies, loyal to my friends. To such a life glory belongs.”

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#12 “In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you’ve heard the other side.”

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