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Pindar

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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

Become such as you are, having learned what that is.
Pindar - Pythian Odes



Note  

Note



Other versions:
"Be what you know you are."
"Having learned, become who you are."


Source: Pythian Odes


Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Italian)


French
Deviens ce que tu es, quand tu l'auras appris.”
Pindare - Pythiques

German
Werde welcher du bist erfahren.”
Pindar - Pythischer Siegsgesänge

Italian
Diventa ciò che sei, avendolo appreso.”




See also  

See also...



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Tell yourself, first of all, what kind of man you want to be; and then go ahead with what you are doing.”
Epictetus

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Become who you are!”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra

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I went in search of myself.”
Heraclitus of Ephesus

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One must know oneself. If this does not serve to discover truth, it at least serves as a rule of life, and there is nothing better.”
Blaise Pascal - Pensées




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The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.”
William Shakespeare - The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
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Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.”
Niccolo Machiavelli
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I think, therefore I am.”
René Descartes - Discourse on the Method
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Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist.”
Epicurus
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Only he who loves something is something; to be nothing and to love nothing are identical.”
Ludwig Andreas Feuerbach
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Pindar also said...


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

Pindar
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Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.”
Pindar
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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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