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Livy

Aristotle

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE) "We can in our speculations postulate any ideal conditions we like, but they should at least be within the limits of...

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (c. 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE) "When a person renounces all the desires in the mind, that one is said to be content in the self, by...

Lucan

Lucan (c. 39-65) "Those who know, as the world nods to ruin, their place in life are lucky folks. No battles call to wear them down; no...

Machiavelli

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Your renown Is as the herb, whose hue doth come and go; And his might withers it, by whom it sprang Crude from the...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "The noise Of worldly fame is but a blast of wind, That blows from diverse points, and shifts its name, Shifting the point it...

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "Men are so simple and so ready to obey present necessities, that one who deceives will always find those who allow themselves...

Machiavelli

Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph (Nez Percé/Nimiipuu leader, c. 1840-1904) "The white people have too many chiefs. They do not understand each other. They do not talk alike." Chief...

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "He who becomes prince by help of the nobility has greater difficulty in maintaining his power than he who is raised by...

Chief Joseph

Chief Joseph (Nez Percé/Nimiipuu leader, c. 1840-1904) "I do not believe that the Great Spirit Chief gave one kind of men the right to tell another...

Socrates

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (c. 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE) "Oh! we are set upon doing a great harm, we are eager to kill our own people, all for the sake of...

Lucan

Lucan (c. 39-65) "Why am I terrified by the sight of an empty image? Either the departed soul senses nothing after death— or death itself is nothing." ...

Sima Xiangru

Sima Xiangru (c. 179-117 BCE) "Some say that the ways of Heaven are dark and silent, and therefore the auspicious omens, which are the expressions...

Lucan

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift (c. 1667-1745) "Sometimes a war is entered upon, because the enemy is too strong, and sometimes because he is too weak. Sometimes our...

Sun Tzu

Sun Tzu (sayings recorded between 6th-3rd century BCE) "With an understanding of Weakness and Strength, An army Can strike Like a millstone Cast at an egg." Sun Tzu’s The Art of War...

Lucan

Lucan (c. 39-65) "The name of peace is luring us to our doom. The nations would not mine iron from pits whose depths plunge ever deeper, nor...

Aristotle

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "The worst that a prince has to expect from a hostile people is to be abandoned, but from hostile nobles he has...

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (c. 2nd century BCE-2nd century CE) "When a person renounces all the desires in the mind, that one is said to be content in the self, by...

Sima Qian

Sima Qian (c. 145-90 BCE) "Laws are made to guide the people and punishments carried out to prevent evil. Both must be attended to if...

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