Quotes by Herodotus

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The destiny of man is in his own soul

How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
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.
A man calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then by him who believes it.
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
In soft regions are born soft men.
The worst part a man can suffer is to have insight into much and power over nothing.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. [The Motto Of The U.S. Postal Service]
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
It is said that as many days as there are in the whole journey, so many are the men and horses that stand along the road, each horse and man at the interval of a days journey; and these are stayed neither by snow nor rain nor heat nor darkness from accomplishing their appointed course with all speed.
But I like not these great successes of yours; for I know how jealous are the gods.
Mens fortunes are on a wheel, which in its turning suffers not the same man to prosper for ever.
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king.
A multitude of rulers is not a good thing. Let there be one ruler, one king.

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