Solon Quotes

Laws are like spiders’ webs which, if anything small falls into them they ensnare it, but large things break through and escape.

Poets tell many lies.

I grow old ever learning many things.

A very fair spot but there is no way down from it.

Learn to obey before you command.

If all our misfortunes were laid in one common heap, whence everyone must take an equal portion, most people would be contented to take their own and depart.

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

True blessedness consists in a good life and a happy death.

Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them.

Speech is the image of actions.