Greek historian (471 BC - 400 BC)
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Few things are brought to a sucessful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.
Categorized under Forethought
We secure our friends not by accepting favors but by doing them.
The secret of Happiness is Freedom, and the secret of Freedom, Courage.
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
The sufferings that fate inflicts on us should be borne with patience, what enemies inflict with manly courage.
A nation that draws too broad a difference between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards, and its fighting done by fools.