Facts about Pericles

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Pericles was a famous Statesman from Greece, who lived between 495 BC and 429 BC.

Our collection contains 15 quotes who is written / told by Pericles, under the main topic Time.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Euripides, Democritus, Socrates, Herodotus, Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Thucydides, Xenophon, Antisthenes, Protagoras, Empedocles

Famous quotes by Pericles (15)


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"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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"We do not imitate, but are a model to others"
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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"
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"Time is the wisest counselor of all"
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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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"A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill"
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"Wait for the wisest of all counselors, time"
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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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"Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it"
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"Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land: the great ones eat up the little ones"
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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"
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"For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial"
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"Time is the wisest counselor of all"
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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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"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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