In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
Quote by Herodotus
Soft men tend to be born from soft countries.
The man who has planned badly, if fortune is on his side, may have had...
Of all men's miseries the bitterest is this: to know so much and to have...
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war...
The destiny of man is in his own soul.
In soft regions are born soft men.
I am bound to tell what I am told, but not in every case to...
As the old saw says well: every end does not appear together with its beginning.
Men trust their ears less than their eyes
Men trust their ears less than their eyes.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of...
When a woman removes her garment, she also removes the respect that is hers.
It is clear that not in one thing alone, but in many ways equality and...
Very few things happen at the right time, and the rest do not happen at...
To think well and to consent to obey someone giving good advice are the same...
The ears of men are lesser agents of belief than their eyes.
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances.
But I like not these great success of yours; for I know how jealous are...
Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.