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Ancient Greek Politician, General and Statesman, of the aristocratic Alcmaeonid family. 495 BC-429 BC
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A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill
Women
Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones.
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For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
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For heroes have the whole earth for their tomb.
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Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
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Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all
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Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you
Politics
Memory Speaks!
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Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
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The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives.
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Time is the king of all men, he is their parent and their grave, and gives them what he will and not what they crave.
Time
Time is the wisest counsellor of all.
Time
Trees, though they are cut and loped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again
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Wait for the wisest of all councilors, time
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We do not imitate, but are a model to others
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What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.
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