Croesus Famous Quotes & Sayings

17 Croesus Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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She's only been here a year and she's already as rich as Croesus.Alan Bradley Croesus Sayings By Alan Bradley: She's only been here a year and she's already as rich as Croesus.
The average American worker enjoys amenities for which Croesus, Crassus, the Medici, and Louis XIV would have envied him.Ludwig Von Mises Croesus Sayings By Ludwig Von Mises: The average American worker enjoys amenities for which Croesus, Crassus, the Medici, and Louis XIV
Some people simply use their faith as a lexicon of behavioral reasoning; without that they would be forced to face their own moral and ethical failings honestly according to a secular code of right and wrong.Deborah Feldman Croesus Sayings By Deborah Feldman: Some people simply use their faith as a lexicon of behavioral reasoning; without that they
King Croesus, watching Persian soldiers sack [his capital city], is supposed to have asked the Persian King Cyrus, 'What is it that all those men of yours are so intent upon doing?' 'They are plundering your city and carrying off your treasures,' Cyrus replied. 'Not my city or my treasures,' Croesus corrected him. 'Nothing there any longer belongs to me. It is you they are robbing.'Diodorus Siculus Croesus Sayings By Diodorus Siculus: King Croesus, watching Persian soldiers sack [his capital city], is supposed to have asked the
You were born a child of light's wonderful secret - you return to the beauty you have always been.Aberjhani Croesus Sayings By Aberjhani: You were born a child of light's wonderful secret - you return to the beauty
And in our time, when a man dies
if he has had wealth and influence and power and all the vestments that arouse envy, and after the living take stock of the dead man's property and his eminence and works and monuments
the question is still there: Was his life good or was it evil?
which is another way of putting Croesus's question. Envies are gone, and the measuring stick is: Was he loved or was he hated? Is his death felt as a loss or does a kind of joy come of it?
John Steinbeck Croesus Sayings By John Steinbeck: And in our time, when a man diesif he has had wealth and influence and
What chilling blows we suffer-thanks to our conflicting wills-whenever we show these mortal men some kindness.Steve Berry Croesus Sayings By Steve Berry: What chilling blows we suffer-thanks to our conflicting wills-whenever we show these mortal men some
I've never understood it,' continued Wilfred Carr, yawning. 'It's not in my line at all; I never had enough money for my own wants, let alone for two. Perhaps if I were as rich as you or Croesus I might regard it differently.'
There was just sufficient meaning in the latter part of the remark for his cousin to forbear to reply to it. He continued to gaze out of the window and to smoke slowly.
'Not being as rich as Croesus - or you,' resumed Carr, regarding him from beneath lowered lids, 'I paddle my own canoe down the stream of Time, and, tying it to my friends' doorposts, go in to eat their dinners.' ("The Well")
W.W. Jacobs Croesus Sayings By W.W. Jacobs: I've never understood it,' continued Wilfred Carr, yawning. 'It's not in my line at all;
Wisdom is not knowledge, but lies in the use we make of knowledge.Nilakanta Sri Ram Croesus Sayings By Nilakanta Sri Ram: Wisdom is not knowledge, but lies in the use we make of knowledge.
They sometimes behave like the Delphic oracle that told King Croesus that if he crossed the Halys River he would destroy a large kingdom. It was only after he had been completely defeated in battle after the crossing that he discovered that the kingdom meant by the oracle was his own.C. G. Jung Croesus Sayings By C. G. Jung: They sometimes behave like the Delphic oracle that told King Croesus that if he crossed
Why, oh why have I fallen for someone who is plain crazy - beautiful, sexy as fuck, richer than Croesus, and crazy with a capital K?E.L. James Croesus Sayings By E.L. James: Why, oh why have I fallen for someone who is plain crazy - beautiful, sexy
Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons did bury their fathers, but in wars the fathers did bury their sons.Francis Bacon Croesus Sayings By Francis Bacon: Croesus said to Cambyses; That peace was better than war; because in peace the sons
History presents the pleasantest features of poetry and fiction,
the majesty of the epic, the moving accidents of the drama, the surprises and moral of the romance. Wallace is a ruder Hector; Robinson Crusoe is not stranger that Croesus; the Knights of Ashby never burnish the page of Scott with richer lights of lance and armor than the Carthaginians, winding down the Alps, cast upon Livy.
Robert Aris Willmott Croesus Sayings By Robert Aris Willmott: History presents the pleasantest features of poetry and fiction,the majesty of the epic, the moving
No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of sons burying their fathers, fathers bury their sons.Croesus Croesus Sayings By Croesus: No one is so foolish as to prefer to peace, war, in which, instead of
Marx Marvelous is going to break the genius machine when he grows up. That's what everyone said. He hasn't, of course.Tom Robbins Croesus Sayings By Tom Robbins: Marx Marvelous is going to break the genius machine when he grows up. That's what
He asked, 'Croesus, who told you to attack my land and meet me as an enemy instead of a friend?'
The King replied, 'It was caused by your good fate and my bad fate. It was the fault of the Greek gods, who with their arrogance, encouraged me to march onto your lands. Nobody is mad enough to choose war whilst there is peace. During times of peace, the sons bury their fathers, but in war it is the fathers who send their sons to the grave.
Herodotus Croesus Sayings By Herodotus: He asked, 'Croesus, who told you to attack my land and meet me as an
There is a wheel on the affairs of men revolve and its mechanism is such that it prevents any man from being always fortunate.Croesus Croesus Sayings By Croesus: There is a wheel on the affairs of men revolve and its mechanism is such