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


 

Herodotus Quotes > Many exceedingly rich men are...

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Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.
Herodotus

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