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Diogenes Laërtius (trans. C. D. Yonge) The Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers (1853), "Solon", sect. 12, p. 29.
„An unlucky rich man is more capable of satisfying his desires and of riding out disaster when it strikes, but a lucky man is better off than him…He is the one who deserves to be described as happy. But until he is dead, you had better refrain from calling him happy, and just call him fortunate.“
Herodotus (trans. Robin Waterfield) The Histories Bk. 1, ch. 32, pp. 15-16.
„That city in which those who are not wronged, no less than those who are wronged, exert themselves to punish the wrongdoers.“
Plutarch Solon, ch. 18; translation by Bernadotte Perrin. http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?lookup=Plut.+Sol.+18.1
Having been asked what city was best to live in.