Best Quotes by Hesiod (Top 10)

  1. I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.
  2. Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor.
  3. It will not always be summer: build barns.
  4. Do not let any sweet-talking woman beguile your good sense with the fascinations of her shape. It's your barn she's after.
  5. If you add a little to a little and do this often, soon the little will become great.
  6. He harms himself who does harm to another, and the evil plan is most harmful to the planner.
  7. Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning.
  8. A bad neighbor is as great a calamity as a good one is a great advantage.
  9. It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
  10. No gossip ever dies away entirely, if many people voice it: it, too, is a kind of divinity.

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