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It is better by a noble boldness to run the risk of being subject to half of the evils we anticipate, than to remain in cowardly listlessness for fear of what may happen. Herodotus#Boldness 91
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men. Herodotus#death 65
Circumstances rule men; men do not rule circumstances. Herodotus#Men 63
The gods loves to punish whatever is greater than the rest. Herodotus#Gods 62
Many exceedingly rich men are unhappy, but many middling circumstances are fortunate. Herodotus#Circumstances 58
Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted war effort as war itself is worse than peace. Herodotus#Peace 58
God does not suffer presumption in anyone but himself. Herodotus#Anyone 56
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. Herodotus#War 55
In peace children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Of all possessions a friend is the most precious. Herodotus#Friend 50
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