Quotes by Thucyclides

Of all manifestations of power, restraint impresses men the most.

Thucyclides

The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding go out to meet it.

Thucyclides

The strong do what they have to do and the weak accept what they have to accept.

Thucyclides

Those who really deserve praise are the people who, while human enough to enjoy power, nevertheless pay more attention to justice than they are compelled to do by their situation.

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Keep true, never be ashamed of doing right; decide on what you think is right and stick to it.

George Eliot

The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance... logic can be happily tossed out the window.

Stephen King

I have made this letter longer, because I have not had the time to make it shorter.

Blaise Pascal »

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

Arthur Schopenhauer »

Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.

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