Herodotus Quotes

Found 57 quotes by Herodotus .
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"Man fears time, time fears the pyramids" Herodotus
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"Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances." Herodotus Herodotus
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"If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it." Herodotus Herodotus
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Dogs    Greek Historian   

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"Force has no place where there is need of skill." Herodotus Herodotus
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Ability    Greek Historian   

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"The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance." Herodotus Herodotus
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"Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men." Herodotus Herodotus
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Death    Greek Historian   

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"Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh." Herodotus Herodotus
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Greek Historian    People   

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"Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks." Herodotus Herodotus
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"Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects." Herodotus Herodotus
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Greek Historian    Rest   

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"How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied." Herodotus Herodotus
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"The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing" Herodotus Herodotus
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Man   

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"Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this, to know so much and to have control over nothing" Herodotus Herodotus
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Control   

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"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." Herodotus Herodotus
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Goals    Greek Historian   

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"But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods" Herodotus Herodotus
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"Men's fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever" Herodotus Herodotus
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"In soft regions are born soft men." Herodotus Herodotus
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Greek Historian    Men   

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"A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it." Herodotus Herodotus
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"call no man happy until he is dead" Herodotus Herodotus
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Man   

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"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]" Herodotus Herodotus
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"It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half the evils we anticipate than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what might happen." Herodotus Herodotus
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Boldness    Greek Historian   

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"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." Herodotus
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