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c. 480 - 406 BC, Greek tragedian

The company of just and righteous men is better than wealth and a rich estate.
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Slight not what's near through aiming at what's far.
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In a case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.
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The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
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Waste not fresh tears over old griefs.
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Whoso neglects learning in his youth, loses the past and is dead for the future.
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Today's today. Tomorrow, we may be ourselves gone down the drain of eternity.
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A coward turns away. But a brave man's choice is danger.
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Every man is like the company he is wont to keep.
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Man's best possession is a sympathetic wife.
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Leave no stone unturned.
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There is no benefit in the gifts of a bad man.
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When good men die their goodness does not perish, but lives though they are gone. As for
the bad, all that was theirs dies and is buried with them.
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What is wisdom? What gift of the gods is held in glory like this: to hold your hand victorious
over the heads of those you hate? Glory is precious forever.
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There is one thing alone that stands the brunt of life throughout its course:
a quiet conscience.
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Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.
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Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
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What greater grief than the loss of one's native land.
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Humility, a sense of reverence before the sons of heaven - of all the prizes that a mortal
man might win, these, I say, are wisest. These are the best.
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