Herodotus

Herodotus

Greek historian
If one is sufficiently lavish with time, everything possible happens.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
But I like not these great successes of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those who are guided by reason are generally successful in their plans; those who are rash and precipitate seldom enjoy the favour of the gods.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although extraordinary valor was displayed by the entire corps of Spartans and Thespians, yet bravest of all was declared the Spartan Dienekes. It is said that on the eve of battle, he was told by a native of Trachis that the Persian archers were so numerous that, their arrows would block out the sun. Dienekes, however, undaunted by this prospect, remarked with a laugh, 'Good. Then we will fight in the shade.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is better to be envied than pitied.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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