Wisdom Lives in Words

Memorable Quotes by Alcaeus

To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy; Better than the pain of thinking, Is to steep the sense in drinking.
Alcaeus
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Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.
Alcaeus
Wine is a peep-hole on a man.
Alcaeus
'Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old.
Alcaeus