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Biography - Pindar:

Ancient Greek lyric poet. (*Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -552 - Died: -543
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Quote

War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

Pindar



Note  

Note



Fragment 110




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Douce chose, la guerre, aux inexperts, mais qui l'a éprouvée
frémit à son approche en son cœur au plus haut point.”

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German
Süß ist der Krieg nur dem Unerfahrenen, der Erfahrene aber fürchtet im Herzen sein Nahen.”
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
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Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.”
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Men are the dreams of a shadow.”
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Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.”
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