The most difficult thing in life is to know yourself.
Many Thoughts of Many Minds (1862), by Henry Southgate, p. 338
Hope is the only good that is common to all men; those who have nothing else possess hope still.Thales
Placing your stick at the end of the shadow of the pyramid, you made by the sun's rays two triangles, and so proved that the pyramid [height] was to the stick [height] as the shadow of the pyramid to the shadow of the stick.Thales
Nothing is more ancient than God , for He was never created; nothing more beautiful than the world , it is the work of that same God; nothing is more active than thought , for it flies over the whole universe ; nothing is stronger than necessity , for all must submit to it.Thales
Megiston topos: hapanta gar choreiThales
[One] who is healthy in body, resourceful in soul and of a readily teachable nature.Thales