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Work is no disgrace: it is idleness which is a disgrace

Idleness Quotes, by Hesiod

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I see no hope for the future of our people if they are dependent on the frivolous youth of today, for certainly all youth are reckless beyond words. When I was a boy, we were taught to be discrete and respectful of elders, but the present youth are exceedingly wise and impatient of restraint.

Youth Quotes, by Hesiod

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A bad neighbor is a misfortune, as much as a good one is a great blessing

Neighbors Quotes, by Hesiod

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Often an entire city has suffered because of an evil man.

Suffering Quotes, by Hesiod , Source: Works and Days (l. 240)

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No whispered rumours which the many spread can wholly perish.

Public Quotes, by Hesiod , Source: Works and Days (I, 763)

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And the evil wish is most evil to the wisher.

Wishes Quotes, by Hesiod , Source: Works and Days (V, 264)

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Aerial spirits, by great Jove design'd To be on earth the guardians of mankind: Invisible to mortal eyes they go, And mark our actions, good or bad, below: The immortal spies with watchful care preside, And thrice ten thousand round their charges glide: They can reward with glory or with gold, A power they by Divine permission hold.

Spirits Quotes, by Hesiod , Source: Works and Days (l. 164)

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The artist envies what the arties gains, The bard the rival bard's successful strains.

Envy Quotes, by Hesiod , Source: Works and Days (bk. I, l. 43)

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Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat; long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first; but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning. - Works and Days.

Inspirational Quotes, by Hesiod

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