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The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (dated between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE) "When the mind is led by the roving senses, then it steals one's wisdom like the wind steals...

Aristotle

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE) "Most people seem to want to be loved rather than to love, the reason being their desire for honour." From The Nicomachean Ethics...

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "It is because the sage never attempts to be great that he succeeds in becoming great." From Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching...

The Buddha

The Buddha (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "An uninstructed person ages like an ox: his bulk increases, his insight does not." The Dhammapada (Verses on the Way, Chapter 11), recorded in...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Of gold and silver ye have made your god, Differing wherein from the idolater, But that he worships one, a hundred ye?" Dante Alighieri’s Divine...

Geoffrey Chaucer

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1314-1400) "Think! We are prisoners and shall always be. Fortune has given us this adversity, Some wicked planetary dispensation, Some Saturn's trick or evil constellation Has...

Odin (from Hávamál)

Odin (from Hávamál) "It isn't as good as it's said to be, ale, for the sons of men; for the more a man drinks, the less he...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Ye were not form'd to live the life of brutes, But virtue to pursue and knowledge high.'" Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy (Inferno, Canto XXVI), translated...

Friedrich Schleiermacher

Friedrich Schleiermacher (c. 1768-1834) "This infinite chaos, where of course every point represents a world, is as such actually the most suitable and highest symbol...

Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill (c. 1874-1965) "We desire to see the return of a liberal age where Parliaments will guard freedom, where science will open the...

Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi (c. 1584-1645) "Strategy is the craft of the warrior. Commanders must enact the craft, and troopers should know this Way. There is no...

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin (c. 1706-1790) "If what most men admire they would despise, It would look as if mankind were growing wise." From Poor Richard's Almanac by Benjamin Franklin (Seven Treasures Publications,...

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (dated between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE) "When the mind is led by the roving senses, then it steals one's wisdom like the wind steals...

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "It is because the sage never attempts to be great that he succeeds in becoming great." From Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Of gold and silver ye have made your god, Differing wherein from the idolater, But that he worships one, a hundred ye?" Dante Alighieri’s Divine...

The Buddha

The Buddha (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "An uninstructed person ages like an ox: his bulk increases, his insight does not." The Dhammapada (Verses on the Way, Chapter 11), recorded in...

Thucydides

Thucydides (c. 460-400 BCE) "He who thinks of his own pleasures and shrinks from fighting is very likely, because of his irresolution, to lose those...

Livy

Livy (c. 59 BCE-17CE) "The enemy are at the gates. If he is not forced back, we shall soon be fighting in the streets." The History...

Hromund the Lame

Hromund the Lame (Icelandic settler said to have lived around the 10th or 11th century) "I'm not doomed to die today or yesterday I'm getting ready to go...

Emperor Tiberius (recorded by Tacitus)

Emperor Tiberius (r. 14-37) "I was sent into Germany nine times by the divine Augustus, and I achieved less by force than by diplomacy." A quote...

The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (dated between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE) "When the mind is led by the roving senses, then it steals one's wisdom like the wind steals...

Aristotle

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE) "Most people seem to want to be loved rather than to love, the reason being their desire for honour." From The Nicomachean Ethics...

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "It is because the sage never attempts to be great that he succeeds in becoming great." From Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching...

Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321) "Of gold and silver ye have made your god, Differing wherein from the idolater, But that he worships one, a hundred ye?" Dante Alighieri’s Divine...

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The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita (dated between the 2nd century BCE and 2nd century CE) "When the mind is led by the roving senses, then it steals one's wisdom like the wind steals...

Aristotle

Aristotle (c. 384-322 BCE) "Most people seem to want to be loved rather than to love, the reason being their desire for honour." From The Nicomachean Ethics...

Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "It is because the sage never attempts to be great that he succeeds in becoming great." From Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching...

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The Buddha (c. 6th-5th century BCE) "An uninstructed person ages like an ox: his bulk increases, his insight does not." The Dhammapada (Verses on the Way, Chapter 11), recorded in...
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