Frasi di Píndaro

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Píndaro

Data di nascita: 522 a.C.
Data di morte: 446 a.C.

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Pindaro è stato un poeta greco antico, tra i maggiori esponenti della lirica corale.

Frasi Píndaro

Citát „Diventa ciò che sei, avendolo appreso.“
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„Best blessing of all is water, And gold like a fiery flame gleaming at night,Supreme amidst the pride of lordly wealth.“

—  Pindar
Context: Best blessing of all is water, And gold like a fiery flame gleaming at night, Supreme amidst the pride of lordly wealth. Olympian 1, line 1-2; page 1 Closer translation: Best is water, but gold stands out blazing like fire <br/>at night beyond haughty wealth.

„War is sweet to those who have no experience of it, but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.“

—  Pindar
Context: War is sweet to those who have no experience of it, but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach. Fragment 110; page 377. Variant translations: This phrase is the origin of the Latin proverb "Dulce bellum inexpertis" which is sometimes misattributed to Desiderius Erasmus‎. War is sweet to them that know it not. War is sweet to those not acquainted with it War is sweet to those who do not know it. War is sweet to those that never have experienced it. War is delightful to those who have had no experience of it.

„Here profits notTo tell the whole truth with clear face unveiled.Often is man's best wisdom to be silent.“

—  Pindar
Context: Here profits not To tell the whole truth with clear face unveiled. Often is man's best wisdom to be silent. Nemean 5, line 16-8; page 222. (483 BC?)

„For wordsLive longer down the years than deeds.“

—  Pindar
Context: For words Live longer down the years than deeds. Nemean 4, line 6; page 213. (473 BC?)

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