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Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a read more

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.

by Herodotus Found in: Courage Quotes,
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In peace, sons bury their fathers; in war, fathers bury their sons. -Herodotus.

In peace, sons bury their fathers; in war, fathers bury their sons. -Herodotus.

by Herodotus Found in: Peace Quotes,
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How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

by Herodotus Found in: Envy Quotes,
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Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.

by Herodotus Found in: Death / immortality Quotes,
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Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will read more

Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at all. The conscientious historian will correct these defects.

by Herodotus Found in: History Quotes,
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If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would read more

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.

by Herodotus Found in: Miscellaneous Quotes,
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