Herodotus

Herodotus

Greek historian
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Adversity has the effect of drawing out strength and qualities of a man that would have laid dormant in its absence.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
They [the Persians] are accustomed to deliberate on matters of the highest moment when warm with wine; but whatever they in this situation may determine is again proposed to them on the morrow, in their cooler moments, by the person in whose house they had before assembled. If at this time also it meet their approbation, it is executed; otherwise it is rejected. Whatever also they discuss when sober, is always a second time examined after they have been drinking.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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.More Herodotus quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.More Herodotus quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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