Herodotus

Herodotus (Ancient Greek Historian, 490-425-420 BCE)

“No one is fool enough to choose war instead of peace – in peace sons bury fathers, but in war fathers bury sons.”

  • From The Histories by Herodotus, translated by Aubrey De Sélincourt and revised by John Marincola (Penguin Classics, 2002).

 

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