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The place and exact date of his birth are unknown, but he was around thirty in the 420s when he achieved sudden brilliant success in the Theater of Dionysus with his Banqueters. He lived in the deme of Kudathenaion (the same as that of the leading Athenian statesman Cleon) which implies he was from a relatively wealthy family and, accordingly, well educated. He is famous for writing comedies such as The Birds for the two Athenian dramatic festivals: the City Dionysia and the Lenea.
Shall I crack any of those old jokes, master, At which the audience never fail to laugh?
You have all the characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
Under every stone lurks a politician.
Let each man exercise the art he knows.
This is what extremely grieves us, that a man who never fought should contrive our fees to pilfer, on who for his native land never to this day had oar, or lance, or blister in his hand.
High thoughts must have high language.