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If the gods do evil then they are not gods.


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Good gods are scarce because the majority of gods are created by evil men
BANGAMBIKI HABYARIMANA
If lightning is the anger of the gods, then the gods are concerned mostly about trees.
LAO TZU
If they are gods, why do you lament them? If you lament them, you must no longer regard them as gods...
HERACLITUS
Time is capable of making gods Evil
SIDDHARTH DUBEY
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any
LAO TZU
I do not concern myself with gods and spirits either good or evil nor do I serve any.
LAO TZU
The ‘gods’ that do us the greatest harm are the gods we deny having.
CRAIG D. LOUNSBROUGH
Death is an evil; the gods have so judged; had it been good, they would die
SAPPHO
We know all their gods; they ignore ours. What they call our sins are our gods, and what they call t...
NATALIE CLIFFORD BARNEY
We are the Gods, who create Gods, and then we turn into worshipers seeking comfort and solace from t...
ABHIJIT NASKAR
If gods are transcendent ideas, then the idea of a god IS a god.
ALAN MOORE
We may give our human loves the unconditional allegiance which we owe only to God. They they become ...
C.S. LEWIS
IF THERE AREN'T ANY GODS THEN ALL HUMAN VALUES ARE JUST OPINIONS
DONALD LYNN FROST
Speak of the gods as they are.
WALTER BAGEHOT
The gods can either take away evil from the world and will not,or, being willing to do so, cannot;or...
EPICURUS
If two stand shoulder to shoulder against the gods, Happy together, the gods themselves are helpless...
MAXWELL ANDERSON
Yet the ivory gods, And the ebony gods, And the gods of diamond-jade, Are only silly puppet gods Tha...
LANGSTON HUGHES
Wow! First vampires. Then gods. Now…vampire—gods? What’s next? Werewolves? Smurfs? Were-Smurfs...
MIMI JEAN PAMFILOFF
Are the gods not just?"

"Oh no, child. What would become of us if they were?
C.S. LEWIS
If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
HENRY MILLER
There is nothing to fear from gods, There is nothing to feel in death, Good can be attained, Evil ca...
EPICURUS
Do not take liberties with the gods, or weary them
CONFUCIUS
Piper wondered if Olympian gods ever blasted their kids with lightning for being evil, or grounded t...
RICK RIORDAN
We are looking at tourists as gods. If Japanese people come to India, we treat them as gods.
GOPALAKRISHNAN VENKATARAMAN
Emerson has said, "When half-gods go, the gods arrive." That is a very doubtful maxim. Better say, "...
C.S. LEWIS
The Gods cannot help those who do not seize opportunities
CHINESE PROVERBS
The gods do not protect fools. Fools are protected by more capable fools.
LARRY NIVEN
Being somebody who's like a theater geek that I am, I can just go right back to Aeschylus and Eu...
HOLLY HUNTER
The minds of the everlasting gods are not changed suddenly.
HOMER
The gods are cruel not because they make us work. They are cruel because they allow us to hope.
ROBERT JACKSON BENNETT
I do not know whether there are gods, but there ought to be.
DIOGENES
All gods who receive homage are cruel. All gods dispense suffering without reason. Otherwise they wo...
ZORA NEALE HURSTON
Our gods are here, below, with us---in the office, the kitchen, the workshop, the toilet; the gods h...
YEVGENY ZAMYATIN
They're Lares. House gods."
"House gods," Percy said. "Like...smaller than real gods, but large...
RICK RIORDAN
You cannot outguess the gods. Hold to virtue—if you can identify it—and trust that the duty set ...
LOIS MCMASTER BUJOLD
Be Gods and make Gods.
ABHIJIT NASKAR
No evil can happen to a good man, either in life or after death. He and his are not neglected by the...
SOCRATES
There were a lot of gods. Gods always come in handy, they justify almost anything.
MARGARET ATWOOD
Why do the Gods make kings and queens if not to protect the ones who can't protect themselves?
GEORGE R.R. MARTIN
The thing about playing gods, whether you're playing Thor and Loki or Greco Roman gods or Indian...
TOM HIDDLESTON
If we never had to experience suffering, then we would be gods ourselves."
AKIBA
The modern artist must live by craft and violence. His gods are violent gods. Those artists, so call...
EZRA POUND
Ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. Genesis 3:5
BIBLE
Ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil. [Gene!:5].
BIBLE
If pharaoh’s gods exist, then the one God is indeed the winner, but monotheism evaporates.
HAROUTIOUN BOCHNAKIAN
Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear.
HOMER ("SMYRNS OF CHIOS")
There are gods, but there is no God; and all gods become devils eventually.
ROBERT ANTON WILSON
There are many gods which Christians reject. I just believe in one less god then they do. The reason...
DAN BARKER
There are many gods which Christians reject. I just believe in one less god then they do. The reason...
DAN BARKER
It is said that men may not be the dreams of the Gods, but rather that the Gods are the dreams of me...
CARL SAGAN
Gods? Don't let that impress you. Anyone can be a god if they have enough worshippers. You don't eve...
JOANNE HARRIS
All gods are one god.
MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
Therefore, if the gods are immortal and eternal, what need is there of the other sex, when they them...
LACTANTIUS
Dancers are the messengers of the gods.
MARTHA GRAHAM
As to gods, I have no way of knowing either that they exist or do not exist, or what they are like
PROTAGORAS
Not even the gods fight against necessity.
SIMONIDES
We are gods with anuses.
ERNEST BECKER
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That i...
JEAN COCTEAU
As nations improve, so do their gods
GEORG CHRISTOPH LICHTENBERG
If the mind is open and awake then.... do the gods partake to fill the spaces inbetween the dreamer ...
SARAH PERE
Then he will talk--good gods, how he will talk!
NATHANIEL LEE
The football gods are mad at us.
JOE GLENN
Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That i...
JEAN COCTEAU
The gods are watching, but idly, yawning.
MASON COOLEY
We are gods in the chrysalis.
DALE CARNEGIE
The gods want you to laugh and above all they want you to laugh at them.
MARTY RUBIN
Do your duty, and leave the outcome to the Gods.
PIERRE CORNEILLE
If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates.
HOWARD ZINN
If the gods had intended for people to vote, they would have given us candidates
HOWARD ZINN
Rome was a culture alive with fear, ... Fear of what the other side will do ... fear of what the god...
JONATHAN STAMP
If some animals are good at hunting and others are suitable for hunting, then the Gods must clearly ...
ARISTOTLE
If your doing Gods will , you wont have time to do as you will
TIPSON N MOKGOPHA
The gods do not deduct from man's alloted span the hours spent fishing
PROVERB
Accept the universe
As the gods gave it to you.
If the gods wanted to give you something e...
ALBERTO CAEIRO
Everyone has gods. You just don't think they're gods.
TERRY PRATCHETT
Like gods, we have created a new universe called cyberspace that contains great good and ominous evi...
DAVID HORSEY
A woman is a dish for the gods, if the devil dress her not
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
If the timing's right and the gods are with you, something special happens.
RICK SPRINGFIELD
Do not look upon this world with fear and loathing. Bravely face whatever the gods offer.
MORIHEI UESHIBA
There are no human gods here, just hoods who think they are.
FAKEER ISHAVARDAS
Even gods are following trends. They are afraid to be forgotten by their creators
BANGAMBIKI HABYARIMANA
If I can not influence the gods, I shall move all hell.
VIRGIL
On the Disc, the Gods aren't so much worshipped, as they are blamed.
TERRY PRATCHETT
If there are signs that Americans bow to the gods of advertising, there are equally indications that...
MICHAEL SCHUDSON
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
The gods are fair, and they use our little vices to punish us
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Gods are fragile beings. They depend on the hospitality of those who believe in them
BANGAMBIKI HABYARIMANA
Gods blessing is of multiplication, not division
JOHN ALEXANDER TRISTRAM
women are Gods, women are the life-breath
LORILIAI BIERNACKI
Where no gods are, spectres rule.
NOVALIS
A choice from the gods is as useless as the gods themselves!
KRATOS - GOD OF WAR
If our ancestors could see us today, surely they would think us gods.
DAN BROWN
Either Zeus came to earth to shew his form to thee, Phidias, or thou to heaven hast gone the god t...
UNATTRIBUTED AUTHOR
The Graces, three erewhile, are three no more; A fourth is come with perfume sprinkled o'er. '...
CALLIMACHUS
And that dismal cry rose slowly And sank slowly through the air, Full of spirit's melancholy ...
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING
The Ethiop gods have Ethiop lips, Bronze cheeks, and woolly hair; The Grecian gods are like th...
WALTER BAGEHOT
Ask the gods nothing excessive.
AESCHYLUS

"The voice is certainly important and you can hear if it's beautiful or not, it's the gods who ...
CECILIA BARTOLI
Those who want fewer things are nearest to the gods
SOCRATES
We are making gods out of global celebrities.
JOAN SMITH

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To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
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Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
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No one who lives in error is free.
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There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its length: a quiet conscience.
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People that seem so glorious are all show; underneath they are like everyone else.
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Impudence is the worst of all human diseases.
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The best prophet is common sense, our native wit.
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Among mortals second thoughts are wisest.
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O lady, nobility is thine, and thy form is the reflection of thy nature!
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The variety of all things forms a pleasure.
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A sweet thing, for whatever time,
to revisit in dreams the dear dad we have lost.
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There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man.
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In this world second thoughts, it seems, are best.
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Of all things upon earth that bleed and grow, a herb most bruised is woman.
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But this is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
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Love is all we have, the only way that each can help the other.
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Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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There is just one life for each of us: our own.
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He is not a lover who does not love forever.
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Along with success comes a reputation for wisdom.
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Love makes the time pass. Time makes love pass.
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You don't know what your life is, nor what you're doing, nor who you are.
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O Dionysus, Son of God,
do you see our sufferings?
Do you see your faithful
in helple...
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Come, God --
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burst into life, burst
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But learn that to die is a debt we must all pay.
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Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes angry.
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One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives
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What anger worse or slower to abate than lovers love when it turns to hate.
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To the fool, he who speaks wisdom will sound foolish.
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But the devil when he purports any evil against man, first perverts his mind. [Lat., At daemon, h...
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Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
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I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
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The man who knows when not to act is wise. To my mind, bravery is forethought.
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Where two discourse, if the one's anger rise, The man who lets the contest fall is wise
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The lucky person passes for a genius.
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Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put
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There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair
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Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future.'
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Happiness is brief. It will not stay. God batters at its sails.
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Gone is the trust to be placed in oaths; I cannot understand if the gods you swore by then no longer...
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Better a serpent than a stepmother!
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Arm yourself, my heart: the thing that you must do is fearful, yet inevitable.
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Sweet is the remembrance of troubles when you are in safety.
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Zeus hates busybodies and those who do too much.
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The language of truth is simple.
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Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
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In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.
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When a man's stomach is full it makes no difference whether he is rich or poor.
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Know first who you are; and then adorn yourself accordingly.
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It is change; all yields its place and goes.
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Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
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'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
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I love the old way best, the simple way of poison, where we too are strong as men.
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To generous souls every task is noble.
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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
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The bold are helpless without cleverness.
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Punishment is not for revenge, but to lessen crime and reform the criminal.
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Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked man, but steals silently and imperce...
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There is nothing more hostile to a city that a tyrant, under whom in the first and chiefest place, ...
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It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
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God helps him who strives hard.
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It is said that gifts persuade even the gods.
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There is one thing alone
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a quiet conscien...
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Do not consider painful what is good for you.
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Dishonor will not trouble me, once I am dead.
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Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.
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I know indeed what evil I intend to do,
but stronger than all my afterthoughts is my fury,
fur...
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Never say that marriage has more of joy than pain.
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You were a stranger to sorrow: therefore Fate has cursed you.
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No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow.
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Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
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Isn’t it delightful to forget how old we are?
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O Dionysus, we feel you near,
stirring like molten lava
under the ravaged earth,
flow...
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It's the wise man who stays home when he's drunk
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Not for the first time I find our lives are a shadow, and I am not afraid to say that people who thi...
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Life is a short affair; we should try to make it smooth, and free from strife
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Among mortals second thoughts are wisest
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Of all creatures that can feel and think,
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Death is a debt we all must pay.
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For chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
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But woe to him, who left to moan, Reviews the hours of brightness gone.
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Waste not fresh tears over old griefs
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Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
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Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends
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Often a noble face hides filthy ways
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Those who are held wise among men, and who search for the reason of things, are those who bring the ...
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Cowards do not count in battle; they are there but not in it
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When one with honeyed words but evil mind
Persuades the mob, great woes befall the state.
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Youth is the best time to be rich, and the best time to be poor.
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Silence is true wisdom's best reply.
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Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
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Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.
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Cleverness is not wisdom.
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That glittering hope is immemorial and beckons many men to their undoing.
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There is the sky, which is all men's together.
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Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err.
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There is nothing like the sight of an old enemy down on his luck.
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Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
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To a father growing old nothing is dearer than a daughter.
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The man who melts With social sympathy, though not allied, Is more worth than a thousand kinsm...
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Love must not touch the marrow of the soul. Our affections must be breakable chains that we can c...
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It destroys one's nerves to be amiable everyday to the same human being.
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Judge a tree from its fruit, not from its leaves
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I have found power in the mysteries of thought.
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Your very silence shows you agree.
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Short is the joy that guilty pleasure brings.
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Circumstances rule men and not men rule circumstances.
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Youth holds no society with grief.
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Leave no stone unturned.
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The greatest pleasure of life is love.
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There is something in the pang of change More than the heart can bear, Unhappiness remembering happi...
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I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one more clever who is evil too.
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Often a noble face hides filthy ways.
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Receive the god into your kingdom
pour libations, cover your head with ivy, join the dance!
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What else is Wisdom? What of man's endeavour
Or God's high grace, so lovely and so great?
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This town must learn,
even against its will, how much it costs
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My hair is holy. I grow it long for the God.
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Remember this! No amount of Bacchic reveling
can corrupt an honest woman.
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Soon all of you immortals
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There is no harbor of peace from the changing waves of joy and despair
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Who so neglects learning in his youth loses the past and is dead to the future.'
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It is for the general good of all that the wicked should be punished
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Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
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Ten thousand men possess ten thousand hopes.
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Prosperity is full of friends.
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The gifts of bad men bring no good with them.
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The man that isn't jolly after drinking Is just a driveling idiot, to my thinking
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Danger gleams like sunshine to a brave man's eyes.
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In misfortune, which friend remains a friend?
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The fiercest anger of all, the most incurable,
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It's not beauty but fine qualities, my girl, that keep a husband.
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This is slavery, not to speak one's thought.
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Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad.
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My love for you
was greater than my wisdom.
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Do not plan for ventures before finishing what's at hand.
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The wavering mind is but a base possession.
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Fortune truly helps those who are of good judgment.
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Much effort, much prosperity.
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Authority is never without hate.
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Joint undertakings stand a better chance when they benefit both sides.
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Events will take their course, it is no good of being angry at them; he is happiest who wisely turns...
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We know the good, we apprehend it clearly, but we can't bring it to achievement.
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The first requisite to happiness is that a man be born in a famous city.
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The good and the wise lead quiet lives.
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Experience, travel - these are as education in themselves
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Cleverness is not wisdom
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A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger.
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I begin by taking. I shall find scholars later to demonstrate my perfect right.
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Slight not what's near, while aiming at what's far.
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Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad.
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Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
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Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
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A second wife
is hateful to the children of the first;
a viper is not more hateful.
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The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.
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The wisest men follow their own direction.
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Slow but sure moves the might of the gods.
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Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
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Whoso neglects learning in his youth,
Loses the past and is dead for the future.
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I hate it in friends when they come too late to help.
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What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
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In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.
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I care for riches, to make gifts
To friends, or lead a sick man back to health
With ease and p...
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Time cancels young pain.
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Life has no blessing like a prudent friend.
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No one is truly free, they are a slave to wealth, fortune, the law, or other people restraining them...
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A bad ending follows a bad beginning.
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Young man,
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Do not mistake the rule of force
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Dionysus. Wilt thou be led By me, and try the venture?
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Dreams of the proud man, making great And greater ever, Things which are not of God. In wide And dev...
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Those who look for filth, can find it at the height of noon.
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The God knows when to smile.
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Prepare yourselves
for the roaring voice of the God of Joy!
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But this is slavery, not to speak ones thought.
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Time will reveal everything to posterity; it is a babbler and speaks even when no question is put
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Neither earth nor ocean produces a creature as savage and monstrous as woman
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There is no worse evil than a bad woman; and nothing has ever been produced better than a good one
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Money is the wise man's religion
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For the good, when praised, feel something of disgust, if to excess commended
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One does nothing who tries to console a despondent person with word. A friend is one who aids with d...
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To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has, is courage in a man.
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Cowards do not count in battle; they are there, but not in it.
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The best of seers is he who guesses well.
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'Twas but my tongue, 'twas not my soul that swore.
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Silver and gold are not the only coin; virtue too passes current all over the world.
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Some wisdom you must learn from one who's wise.
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Ignorance of one's misfortunes is clear gain.
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All is change; all yields its place and goes
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In childbirth grief begins.
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Hate is a bottomless cup; I will pour and pour
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The fountains of sacred rivers flow upwards (i.e., everything is turned topsy turvy.)
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This is courage in a man: to bear unflinchingly what heaven sends.
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Reason can wrestle and overthrow terror.
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Noble fathers have noble children.
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Man's most valuable trait Is a judicious sense of what not to believe.
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