Herodotus (484 BC- 409 BC) quotes
- A man calumniated is doubly injured, first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
- Circumstances rule men and not men circumstances.
- Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
- Great things are won by great dangers.
- How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
- I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to believe it.
- In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
- The destiny of a man is in his own soul.
- The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance.
- The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
- When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers.
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