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Aeschylus

Pliny the Younger

Pliny the Younger (c. 61/62-113) "Nothing is quite so attractive in our possession as it was when coveted." The Letters of Pliny the Younger (2.15),...

Socrates

Socrates (c. 469-399 BCE) "The smartest part of my skill is that I am clever without wanting to be." This saying, attributed to Socrates, was...

Aristotle

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE) "We praise those who love their friends, and the possession of many friends is held to be one of the fine...

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "A prince must also show himself a lover of merit, give preferment to the able, and honour those who excel in every...

Njal Thorgeirsson (Njal’s Saga)

Njal's Saga (written anonymously in the 13th century) "Never kill more than once within the same bloodline, and never break any settlement which goodmen make...

Giovanni Boccaccio

Giovanni Boccaccio (c. 1313-1375) "So let the critics hold their tongues, and if they are unable to radiate any warmth, let them freeze, let them...

William Shakespeare

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "A prince must also show himself a lover of merit, give preferment to the able, and honour those who excel in every...

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare (c. 1564 – 1616) "To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together nowadays; the more the pity, that some...

Mark Twain

Mark Twain (c. 1835-1910) "By and by it got sort of lonesome, and so I went and set on the bank and listened to the...

Lucan

Aeschylus

Aeschylus (c. 525-456 BCE) "God does as god decrees. And still some say that heaven would never stoop to punish men who trample the lovely grace of things untouchable....

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Heaven calls, And, round about you wheeling, courts your gaze With everlasting beauties. Yet your eye Turns with fond doting still upon the earth. Therefore...

Socrates

Socrates (c. 469-399 BCE) "To fear death, gentlemen, is no other than to think oneself wise when one is not, to think one knows what...

Livy

Lucan

Lucan (c. 39-65) "Given the gift of peace, how each regrets he ever held a sword or lobbed a spear, or suffered thirst or prayed the gods...

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...

Pliny the Younger

Pliny the Younger (c. 61/62-113) "Nothing is quite so attractive in our possession as it was when coveted." The Letters of Pliny the Younger (2.15),...

Socrates

Socrates (c. 469-399 BCE) "The smartest part of my skill is that I am clever without wanting to be." This saying, attributed to Socrates, was...

Machiavelli

Machiavelli (c. 1469-1527) "A prince must also show himself a lover of merit, give preferment to the able, and honour those who excel in every...

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