These impossible women! How they do get around us! The poet was right: can't live with them, or without them!

ἀλλὰ μὴ ὥρασ᾽ ἵκοισθ᾽: ὡς ἐστὲ θωπικαὶ φύσει, κἄστ᾽ ἐκεῖνο τοὔπος ὀρθῶς κοὐ κακῶς εἰρημένον, οὔτε σὺν πανωλέθροισιν οὔτ᾽ ἄνευ πανωλέθρων.

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Original Citation

Aristophanes. Λυσιστράτη [Lysistrata]. c. 411 BC, Athens, Greece.

Current Citation

Aristophanes. "Lysistrata." Lysistrata and Other Plays. Penguin Classics, 2008.