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


 

Herodotus Quotes > I never yet feared those men...

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I never yet feared those men who set a place apart in the middle of their cities where they gather to cheat one another and swear oaths which they break.
Herodotus
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