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The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it.
Thucydides
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
Plato
When anger spreads through the breath, guard thy tongue from barking idly.
Sappho
They can because they think they can.
Virgil
Constant dripping hollows out a stone.
Lucretius
It is courage, courage, courage, that raises the blood of life to crimson splendor. Live bravely and present a brave front to adversity
Horace
No one is free who has not obtained the empire of himself.
Pythagoras
It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.
Confucius
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.
Epictetus
Friendship is one mind in two bodies.
Mencius
Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time.
Pericles
Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive, enjoy the day; live life to the fullest; make most of what you have. It is later than you think.
Horace
No one can confidently say that he will still be living tomorrow. 
Euripides

Lao Tzu Quote - The dao is called the great mother...
The Dao is called the Great Mother:
empty yet inexhaustible,
it gives birth to infinite worlds.
Lao Tzu
All men by nature desire to know.
Aristotle
Know not to revere human things too much.
Aeschylus
A frog in a well cannot conceive of the ocean.
Zhuangzi
It is the sign of a great spirit to be moderate in prosperity.
Seneca the Elder
The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
Aristotle
Everything that has a beginning comes to an end.
Quintilian
Life is one long struggle in the dark.
Lucretius
Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.
Epicurus
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras
A good mind is the greatest treasure in a man's body.
Isocrates
The wisest of the wise may err.
Aeschylus
If you speak insults you will hear them also.
Plautus
Courage conquers all things.
Ovid
Men willingly believe what they wish.
Julius Caesar
Experience, travel – these are as education in themselves.
Euripides
We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say.
Zeno of Citium
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Buddha
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