Quotes by Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie.

Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

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All my life I wanted to be someone I guess I should have been more specific.

Jane Wagner

Do not fight verbosity with words speech is given to all, intelligence to few.

Moralia

In Britain, the segregated world of public schools crops up in all kinds of institutions A boy can pass from Eton to the Guards to the Middle Temple to Parliament and still retain the same male world of leather armchairs, teak tables and nicknames. They need never deal closely with other kinds of people, and some never do.

Anthony Sampson

It's what you learn after you know it all that counts.

Earl Weaver

Time discovers truth.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Property left to a child may soon be lost; but the inheritance of virtue--a good name an unblemished reputation--will abide forever. If those who are toiling for wealth to leave their children, would but take half the pains to secure for them virtuous habits, how much more serviceable would they be. The largest property may be wrested from a child, but virtue will stand by him to the last.

William Graham Sumner »

Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.

George Washington »