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Herodotus Quotes

Greek Historian

Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.

Category: Change

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

Category: Death And Dying

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

Category: Deeds And Good Deeds

The destiny of man is in his own soul

Category: Destiny

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

Category: Envy

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]

Category: Government

All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.

Category: Growth

In soft regions are born soft men.

Category: Life And Living

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.

Category: Perseverance

A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.

Category: Slander

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

Category: Suffering