Post Greek wisdom
• Post Greek wisdom
Once, it was there, there was the philosophy of science in the shade of olive trees, and the dimensional murmur of the sea, whose name translates as "love of wisdom". Ancient Hellas suschestovala many hundreds of years ago, but its brilliant vysskazyvaniya citizens - the wise men, generals and scholars are immortal.
We've put together a selection of instructive and amusing philosophical sayings that have appeared in the heart of the ancient world.
Do not chase after happiness: it is always in you.
You want to be loved - love.
Fun - good, but only when it does not cause repentance.
Take care of hair: it makes beautiful menacing and ugly scary.
Be dead - just as scary to die - much worse.
Epicharmus of Kos
Who wants to move the world, let itself will move!
Of Wisdom leads to the following three features: make great decisions, accurately say and do what it should.
Of the pleasures of the most pleasant ones that occur most often.
Enjoy fellowship - the main sign of friendship.
To err is to every person, but no one except a fool, do not tend to persist in error.
Intrusive stranger bothered Spartan: "Who is the best man in Sparta?" Spartan replied: "The one who least look like you."
The worst most everywhere.
To love - means to wish others what you think of the good, and desire though not for himself, but for the sake of the one you love, and try as far as possible to give him a blessing. Aristotle
Word - the shadow of the case.
Who wants to be a friend without faults, he is left without friends.
Young girls! Memory that a person is only beautiful when it depicts a graceful soul.
The young man! If you wish to imagine life dolgodenstvennoy then abstain themselves from drunkenness, and all excesses.
Good start - half the battle.
One Macedonian king gave the Spartans a parchment with a threatening message: "If I enter into the Peloponnese, Sparta will be destroyed." The Spartans sent the answer with only one word - "If".
A lot of talk and a lot to say not to eat the same thing.
Delicate fabrics and gold jewelery persons of good behavior to wear forbidden to persons of bad behavior - is permitted.
Measure the most important thing.
Every law is like a spider's web: weak it gets confused, and his strong will burst; or on a rope across the road: a small crawl through under it, and a big step over it.
Praise people in the face - a sign of flattery.
Pig laughed lioness that she gives birth to only one calf. Lioness said: "One, but a lion!"
In order to live a long time, purchase for themselves the old wine and an old friend.
The first and best victory - a victory over himself.
Old age alone all the troubles trouble!