Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
Quote by Herodotus
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and...
Force has no place where there is need of skill.
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
The most hateful human misfortune is for a wise man to have no influence.
Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.
God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself.
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything...
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
It is better by noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half...
Great things are won by great dangers.
Whatever comes from God is impossible for a man to turn back.
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
All men's gains are the fruit of venturing.
In soft regions are born soft men.