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'It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.'


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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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'Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.'


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'Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.'


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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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'It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.'


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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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'It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and freedom of speech are a good thing.'


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'Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.'


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'But I like not these great success of yours for I know how jealous are the gods.'


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'The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.'


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'Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.'


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'Circumstances rule men men do not rule circumstances.'


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'All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.'


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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.'


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'Men trust their ears less than their eyes.'


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'In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.'


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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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'The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.'


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'When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers.'


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'But I like not these great success of yours for I know how jealous are the gods.'


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'Men trust their ears less than their eyes.'


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'In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.'


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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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