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Demosthenes


Prominent Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens, generally considered the greatest of the Greek orators.
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Demosthenes
Do you remember that in classical times when Cicero had finished speaking, the people said, "How well he spoke" but when Demosthenes had finished speaking, they said, "Let us march."
Demosthenes quotes
No man can tell what the future may bring forth, and small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises.
Demosthenes
Every advantage in the past is judged in the light of the final issue.




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It is not possible to found a lasting power upon injustice, perjury, and treachery.
Demosthenes
The man who has received a benefit ought always to remember it, but he who has granted it ought to forget the fact at once.
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Delivery, delivery, delivery.
Demosthenes
You cannot have a proud and chivalrous spirit if your conduct is mean and paltry; for whatever a man's actions are, such must be his spirit.
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Whatever shall be to the advantage of all, may that prevail!
Demosthenes
A man is his own easiest dupe, for what he wishes to be true he generally believes to be true.
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