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Quote of Aristophanes - You cannot teach a crab to...

Biography - Aristophanes:

Comic playwright of ancient Athens.
Born: -446 - Died: -386
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece

You cannot teach a crab to walk straight.



(French, German)

On ne peut apprendre au crabe à marcher droit.

Einem Krebs können wir nicht beibringen, gerade zu gehen.

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Words give wings to the mind and make a man soar to heaven.

You can never soften the skin of a hedgehog.

Why, I'd like nothing better than to achieve some bold adventure, worthy of our trip.

Let each man exercise the art he knows.

Your lost friends are not dead, but gone before, advanced a stage or two upon that road which you must travel in the steps they trod.

A man may learn wisdom even from a foe.

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