Herodotus

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Born 484 B.C., died 409 B.C.

Occupation: Historian

Nationality: Greek

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The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.

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God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself.

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Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees. For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest.

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One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out. For the god has shown blessedness to many only to overturn them utterly in the end.

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If someone were to put a proposition before men bidding them choose, after examination, the best customs in the world, each nation would certainly select its own.

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Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.

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

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The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.

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To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same thing.

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

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I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to believe it.

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There is nothing more foolish, nothing more given to outrage than a useless mob.

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The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.

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The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had a stroke of luck; but his plan was a bad one nonetheless.

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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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Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.

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

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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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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

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Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.

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