Herodotus Quotes

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

~ Herodotus

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

~ Herodotus

In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.

~ Herodotus

Haste in every business brings failures.

~ Herodotus

This is the bitterest pain among men, to have much knowledge but no power.

~ Herodotus

If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.

~ Herodotus

Men trust their ears less than their eyes.

~ Herodotus

The king's might is greater than human, and his arm is very long.

~ Herodotus

How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.

~ Herodotus

It is better to be envied than pitied.

~ Herodotus

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