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Solon Quotes

Call no man happy until he is dead, but only lucky.

I grow old learning something new every day.

In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.

Learn to obey before you command.

Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.

No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.

No one can be said to be happy until he is dead.

Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.

Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.

Speech is the mirror of action.