Thucydides (460 BC- 395 BC) quotes
- History is Philosophy teaching by examples.
- Ignorance is bold and knowledge reserved.
- It is frequently a misfortune to have very brilliant men in charge of affairs. They expect too much of ordinary men.
- Men naturally despise those who court them, but respect those who do not give way to them.
- The secret of freedom, courage.
- The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept.
- We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
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