You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding and a vulgar manner.

τὰ δ᾽ ἄλλα σοι πρόσεστι δημαγωγικά,
φωνὴ μιαρά, γέγονας κακῶς, ἀγοραῖος εἶ


The Knights

More information about this quote

Authentication Score 2

Original Citation

Aristophanes. The Knights. 424 BC, l. 217.

Current Citation

Aristophanes. "The Knights." The Birds and Other Plays. Translated by Alan H. Sommerstein. Penguin Classics, 2003, l. 2.17.