Herodotus

Herodotus

Greek historian

Lived from: 484-425 BC

Category: History and sociology

Quotes: Herodotus

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    A man calumniated is doubly injured - first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
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    All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
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    Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
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    Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
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    How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
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    If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
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    Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
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    In soft regions are born soft men.
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    Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. [The Motto Of The U.S. Postal Service]
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    Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
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    The destiny of man is in his own soul
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    The worst part a man can suffer is to have insight into much and power over nothing.
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