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Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law

Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law

by Demosthenes Found in: Dictators Quotes,
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Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.

by Demosthenes Found in: Inspirational Quotes,
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A hoarseness caused by swallowing gold and silver.

A hoarseness caused by swallowing gold and silver.

by Demosthenes Found in: Bribery Quotes,
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Nothing is so easy as to deceive oneself; for what we wish, we readily believe.

Nothing is so easy as to deceive oneself; for what we wish, we readily believe.

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The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves.

The readiest and surest way to get rid of censure, is to correct ourselves.

by Demosthenes Found in: Censure Quotes,
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He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. read more

He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach.

by Demosthenes Found in: Kindness Quotes,
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Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.

Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master.

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There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to read more

There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.

by Demosthenes Found in: Suspicion Quotes,
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