Herodotus is famous for having said the following quotes:
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Illness strikes men when they are exposed to change.
Death is a delightful hiding place for weary men.
deeds are usually wrought at great risks.
The destiny of man
is in his own soul
How much better a thing it is to be envied
than to be pitied.
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom
of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
[The Motto Of The U.S. Postal Service]
All men's gains are
the fruit of venturing.
In soft regions are born soft men.
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached
the goal; While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the
last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
calumniated is doubly injured -- first by him who utters the calumny, and then
by him who believes it.
The worst part a man can suffer is
to have insight into much and power over nothing.
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