Quotation Explorer - 'Demosthenes'

Was man wünscht, das glaubt auch jeder. - Demosthenes
He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach. - Demosthenes
Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master. - Demosthenes
Every advantage in the past is judged in the light of the final issue. - 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. - Demosthenes
All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action. - Demosthenes
The easiest thing of all is to deceive one's self; for what a man wishes he generally believes to be true. - Demosthenes
Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true. - Demosthenes
The fact speak for themselves. - 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. - Demosthenes
Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. - Demosthenes
Nothing is easier than self-deceit.For what every man wishes,that he also believes to be true. - Demosthenes
Virtue begins with understanding and is fulfilled by courage. - Demosthenes
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