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ANACHARSIS
Scythian philosopher
(fl. 600 BC)

A vine bears three grapes--the first of pleasure, the second of drunkenness, and the third of repentance.
      - [Drunkenness]

At Athens, wise men propose, and fools dispose.
      - [God]

The first draught serveth for health, the second for pleasure, the third for shame, and the fourth for madness.
      - [Drinking]

The tongue is, at the same time, the best part of man and his worst; with good government, none is more useful, and without it, none is more mischievous.
      - [Tongue]

Wise men argue causes; fools decide them.
      - [Argument]

Written laws are like spiders' webs, and will like them only entangle and hold the poor and weak, while the rich and powerful will easily break through them.
      - to Solon when writing his laws [Law]


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