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Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.

Hope of ill gain is the beginning of loss.

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Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.

Good means not merely not to do wrong, but rather not to desire to do wrong.

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By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.

By desiring little, a poor man makes himself rich.

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Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness.

Men have made an idol of luck as an excuse for their own thoughtlessness.

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Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.

by Democritus Found in: Leaders Quotes,
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Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul. -Democritus.

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul. -Democritus.

by Democritus Found in: Happiness Quotes,
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Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of read more

Do not trust all men, but trust men of worth; the former course is silly, the latter a mark of prudence.

by Democritus Found in: Trust Quotes,
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Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains

Throw moderation to the winds, and the greatest pleasures bring the greatest pains

by Democritus Found in: Moderation Quotes,
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It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all

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My enemy is not the man who wrongs me, but the man who means to wrong me.

My enemy is not the man who wrongs me, but the man who means to wrong me.

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