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Biography - Xenophanes:

Greek philosopher, theologian and poet. (*Approximate years of birth and death)..
Born: -570 - Died: -475
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

There is no justice in putting strength on a level above wisdom.




Translation

Translation

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French
Il n'est pas juste de mettre la force au-dessus de la saine sagesse.

German
Es ist nicht recht, Stärke höher zu schätzen als nützliche Weisheit.




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For all things come from earth, and all things end by becoming earth.
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God is one, greatest of gods and men, not like mortals in body or thought.
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No human being will ever know the Truth, for even if they happen to say it by chance, they would not even known they had done so.
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