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Athenian orator
(436 BC - 338 BC)

It is not fitting that the evil produced by men should be imputed to things; let those bear the blame who make an ill use of things in themselves good.
      - [Intemperance]

Remember that there is nothing stable in human affairs; therefore avoid undue elation in prosperity, or undue depression in adversity.
      - [Adversity]

What is got over the devil's back is spent under his belly.
      - attributed to, by Alain [Devil : Proverbs]

Whetstones are not themselves able to cut, but make iron sharp and capable of cutting.
      - [Teaching]

If you be a lover of instruction, you will be well instructed.
      - Ad Doemonicum,
        inscribed in golden letter over his school according to Roger Ascham in his "Schoolmaster"
        [Teaching]


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