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Type: Historian
Nationality: Greek
Date of Birth: 484 BC
Date of Death: 425 BC




 

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God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself.
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Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have control over nothing.
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Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
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He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.
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Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
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To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.
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The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
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In soft regions are born soft men.
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The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.
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Circumstances rule men and not men circumstances.
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The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
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All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
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Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.
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If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the best customs in the world, each nation would certainly select its own.
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As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
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It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen.
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Great things are won by great dangers.
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Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
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Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
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Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
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Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
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The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
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