(434-355 B. C), Greek historian
Agriculture for an honorable and high-minded man, is the best of all occupations or arts by which men procure the means of living.
Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the diving, and the dead know it not.
Pray to God, at the beginning of all thy works, that so thou mayest bring them all to a good ending.
A man's praises have very musical and charming accents in the mouth of another, but sound very flat and untunable in his own.
Policy goes beyond strength, and contrivance before action; hence it is that direction is left to the commander, and execution to the soldier, who is not to ask Why? but to do what he is commanded.