Menander Quotes

We live, not as we wish to, but as we can.

 
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Menander, 343? BC—291? BC, Roman Writer, Lady of Andros

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Menander
Menander
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  • Nationality: Greek
  • Profession: Poet

Menander was a Greek dramatist and the best-known representative of Athenian New Comedy. He wrote 108 comedies and took the prize at the Lenaia festival eight times. His record at the City Dionysia is unknown but may well have been similarly spectacular.