Aristophanes Top 10 Quotes

You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.
Aristophanes (Peace, 421 BCE)
Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.
Aristophanes (The Knights, 424 BCE)
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
Aristophanes (The Wasps, 422 BCE)
Evil events from evil causes spring.
Aristophanes (The Clouds, 423 BCE)
Hunger knows no friend but its feeder.
Aristophanes (The Wasps, 422 BCE)
Wise men, though all laws were abolished, would lead the same lives.
High thoughts must have high language.
Aristophanes (The Frogs, 405 BCE)
The wise learn many things from their foes.
Aristophanes (Birds, 414 BCE)
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
Aristophanes (Plutus, 388 BCE)
By words the mind is winged.
Aristophanes (Birds, 414 BCE)
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Aristophanes Biography

Born: 448 B.C.E.
Died: 380 B.C.E.

Aristophanes was an ancient Greek comic playwright. Aristophanes is commonly known as the Father of Comedy.

Notable Works

Plutus (388 BCE)
The Frogs (405 BCE)
The Poet and the Woman (411 BCE)
Lysistrata (411 BCE)
Birds (414 BCE)
Peace (421 BCE)
The Wasps (422 BCE)
The Clouds (423 BCE)
The Knights (424 BCE)

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