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.
More Quotes from 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.
'Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old.
Wine is a peep-hole on a man.
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