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Biography - Xenophanes:

*Approximate years of birth and death.
Born: -570 - Died: -475
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Quote

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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


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

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




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Consciousness of our powers augments them.”
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There are two ways of contesting, the one by the law, the other by force; the first method is proper to men, the second to beasts.”
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.”
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I nothing had, and yet enough for youth -
Joy in Illusion, ardent thirst for Truth.
Give unrestrained, the old emotion,
The bliss that touched the verge of pain,
The strength of Hate, Love's deep devotion, -
O, give me back my youth again!”

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That which does not kill me makes me stronger.”
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On the mountains of truth you can never climb in vain: either you will reach a point higher up today, or you will be training your powers so that you will be able to climb higher tomorrow.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes about wisdom:



Quotes for: wisdom

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The most certain sign of wisdom is cheerfulness.”
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
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Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.”
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”
Isaac Asimov
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Silence is often the truest wisdom.”
Pindar
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Human wisdom consists in a knowledge of the order in which it is profitable to know things;”
Leo Tolstoy
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Quotes about Justice:



Quotes for: Justice

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Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.”
Nelson Mandela
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Justice without power is inefficient; power without justice is tyranny.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées
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Justice seeks no reward.”
Marcus Tullius Cicero
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In affairs of state the principles and the foundations must be truth and justice.”
Demosthenes
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If we do not maintain justice, justice will not maintain us.”
Francis Bacon
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Truth never damages a cause that is just.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Xenophanes also said...


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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.”
Xenophanes
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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.”
Xenophanes
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