Ancient Wisdom

The gods help those that help themselves  

Aesop  (620-564 B.C.)

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Wise men talk because they have something to say – fools talk, becaause they have to say something  –

Plato  (427-347 B.C.)

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Just because you do not take an interest in politics, doesn’t mean that politics   doesn’t take an interest in you 

Pericles  (495-429 B.C.)

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The gods too are fond of a joke  –

Aristotle  (384-322 B.C.)

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The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance  –

Socrates    (469-399 B.C.)

 Men willingly believe what they wish  –

Julius Caesar  (100BC-44BC)

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He who spares the wicked injures the good  

Seneca  (5BC-65AD)

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We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office  –

Aesop    (620-564 B.C.)

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Difficulties strengthen the mind, as labour the body  –  

Seneca  (5BC-65AD)

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Familiarity breeds contempt  –

Aesop   (620-564 B.C.)



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