Solon quotes

Why should I know Solon?

Solon was an Greek statesman, lawmaker and poet from Athens.

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Solon quotes

“In giving advice seek to help, not to please, your friend.”

Solon

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

Solon

“Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.”

Solon

“Speech is the mirror of action.”

Solon