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Herodotus (484 BC - 430 BC)
Greek historian & traveler [more author details]
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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.
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Herodotus, Inscription, New York City Post Office, adapted from Herodotus
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Haste in every business brings failures.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
In soft regions are born soft men.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
It is better to be envied than pitied.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
The king's might is greater than human, and his arm is very long.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.
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Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus

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Showing quotations 1 to 12 of 12 total
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