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Quote of Xenophon - Excess of grief for the dead...


Biography - Xenophon:

Greek philosopher, historian and soldier *Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -430 - Died: -355
Period:
4th century BC
5th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

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Excess of grief for the dead is madness for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.
Xenophon




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We're all mad here.”
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There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.”
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Anger is a short madness.”
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Wisdom has its excesses, and has no less need of moderation than does folly.”
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There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform.”
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For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer.”
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Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those who complied with the injunctions of the laws, Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy.”
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A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.”
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