„No fool can be silent at a feast.“

—  Solón

Epictetus, Fragment 71, translated by Thomas Wentworth Higginson. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0237&query=chapter%3D%23192&chunk=book

„Consider your honour, as a gentleman, of more weight than an oath.“

—  Solón

Diogenes Laërtius (trans. C. D. Yonge) The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (1853), "Solon", sect. 12, p. 29.

„Do not counsel what is most pleasant, but what is best.“

—  Solón

Demetrius of Phalerum, "Apophthegms of the Seven Sages," in Early Greek Philosophy, vol. 2 (Loeb Classical Library, volume 525), p. 141

„Wealth I desire to have; but wrongfully to get it, I do not wish.
Justice, even if slow, is sure.“

—  Solón

Plutarch Solon, ch. 2; translation by Bernadotte Perrin. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plut.+Sol.+2.1

„I grow old ever learning many things.“

—  Solón

Plutarch, Solon, ch. 31; translation by Bernadotte Perrin. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plut.+Sol.+31.1
Variant translation: As I grow older, I constantly learn more.
Original: (el) Γηράσκω δ’ αἰεὶ πολλὰ διδασκόμενος.

„That city in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to punish the wrongdoers.“

—  Solón

Plutarch Solon, ch. 18; translation by Bernadotte Perrin. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plut.+Sol.+18.1
Having been asked what city was best to live in.

„Rule, after you have first learned to submit to rule.“

—  Solón

Diogenes Laërtius (trans. C. D. Yonge) The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (1853), "Solon", sect. 12, p. 29.

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