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Xenophon

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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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A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor.
Xenophon




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Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.”
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.”
Augustine of Hippo
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What beauty is, I know not.”
Albrecht Dürer
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.”
Albrecht Dürer - Four Books of Human Proportion
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.”
Charles Baudelaire
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.”
Charles Baudelaire
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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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Excess of grief for the dead is madness for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.”
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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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