Herodotus

Herodotus

Greek historian
The king's might is greater than human, and his arm is very long.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Some 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.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The Andrians were the first of the islanders to refuse Themistocles' demand for money. He had put it to them that they would be unable to avoid paying, because the Athenians had the support of two powerful deities, one called Persuasion and the other Compulsion.The Andrians had replied that Athens was lucky to have two such useful gods, who were obviously responsible for her wealth and greatness; unfortunately, they themselves, in their small & inadequate land, had two utterly useless deities, who refused to leave the More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.More Herodotus quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Remember that with her clothes a woman puts off her modesty.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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