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Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still.
Nothing is more ancient than God, for He was never created; nothing more beautiful than the world, it is the work of that same God; nothing is more active than thought, for it flies over the whole universe; nothing is stronger than necessity, for all must submit to it.
Time is the wisest of all things that are; for it brings everything to light.
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
Avoid doing what you would blame others for doing.
Place is the greatest thing, as it contains all things.
The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
All things are from water and all things are resolved into water.
Placing your stick at the end of the shadow of the pyramid, you made by the sun's rays two triangles, and so proved that the pyramid [height] was to the stick [height] as the shadow of the pyramid to the shadow of the stick.
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Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
Thales of Miletus was a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher, mathematician and astronomer from Miletus in Asia Minor, current day Milet in Turkey and one of the Seven Sages of Greece.
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