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Obedience is the mother of success and is wedded to safety.
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Whenever a man makes haste, God too hastens with him.

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There is no disgrace in an enemy suffering ill at an enemy's hand, when you hate mutually.

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And there they ring the walls, the young, the lithe. The handsome hold the graves they won in Troy; the enemy earth rides over those who conquered.

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You are young and young your rule and you think that the tower in which you live is free from sorrow: from it have I not seen two tyrants thrown? The third, who now is king, I shall yet live to see him fall, of all three most suddenly, most dishonored.

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Time in his aging overtakes all things alike.

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Old men, what are they? Fast fading the leaf, Three-footed they walk, yet frail as a child, As a dream set afloat in the daylight.

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Chorus: Zeus, who guided men to think who laid it down that wisdom comes alone through suffering. Still there drips in sleep against the heart grief of memory; against our pleasure we are temperate.

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But let the good prevail.

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From a just fraud God turneth not away.

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Ares ever loves to pluck all the fairest flower of an armed host.

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When the black and mortal blood of man has fallen to the ground ... who then can sing spells to call it back again?

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