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    Thucydides
    “For the whole earth is the tomb of famous men; not only are they commemorated by columns and inscriptions in their own country, but in foreign lands there dwells also an unwritten memorial of them, graven not on stone but in the hearts of men. Make them your examples, and, esteeming courage to be freedom and freedom to be happiness, do not weigh too nicely the perils of war."

    [Funeral Oration of Pericles]”
    Thucydides, History of the Peloponnesian War

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    Thucydides
    “You should punish in the same manner those who commit crimes with those who accuse falsely.”
    Thucydides

  • #3
    Socrates
    “The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise.”
    Socrates



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