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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Solon
 
  [Greek]—Always learning many things the older I grow.  1
  He who will sell his fame will also sell the public interest.  2
  If we should all bring our misfortunes into one place, most of us would be glad to take our own home again rather than take a proportion out of the common stock.  3
  Let no man be called happy before his death.  4
  Reprove thy friend privately; commend him publicly.  5
  Rich men without wisdom and learning are but sheep with golden fleeces.  6
  Satiety comes of riches, and contumaciousness of satiety.  7
  Society is well governed when the people obey the magistrates, and the magistrates the laws.  8
 
 
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