Quotes by Solon

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Solon (ca. 638 BC558 BC. Pronounced s'ln) was a famous Athenian lawmaker and Lyric poet.

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I grow old learning something new every day.

Rich people without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.
Speech is the mirror of action.
No man is happy; he is at best fortunate.
Let no man be called happy before his death. Till then, he is not happy, only lucky.
Society is well governed when its people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates obey the law.
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.

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