7+ quotes from Medea and Other Plays by Euripides

Quotes from Medea and Other Plays

Euripides ·  206 pages

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“The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable,
Is that which rages in the place of dearest love.”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“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.”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“Surely, of all creatures that have life and will, we women are the most wretched. When, for an extravagant sum, we have bought a husband, we must then accept him as possessor of our body.”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“Ruthless is the temper of royalty; How much better to live among the equals.Let me decline in a safe old age. The very name of the "middle way".”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“Yes, I can endure guilt, however horrible; The laughter of my enemies I will not endure. Now”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


“O Zeus, why is it you have given men clear ways of testing whether gold is counterfeit but, when it comes to men, the body carries no stamp of nature for distinguishing bad from good.”
― Euripides, quote from Medea and Other Plays


About the author

Euripides
Born place: in Salamís, Greece
Born date September 17, 0480
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