"Excess of grief for the dead is madness for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Xenophon on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Xenophon on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Xenophon on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."Xenophon on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Xenophon on William Shakespeare
"For what the horse does under compulsion, as Simon also observes, is done without understanding and there is no beauty in it either, any more than if one should whip and spur a dancer."
"A horse is a thing of beauty... none will tire of looking at him as long as he displays himself in his splendor."
"There is small risk a general will be regarded with contempt by those he leads, if, whatever he may have to preach, he shows himself best able to perform."
"Wherever magistrates were appointed from among those who complied with the injunctions of the laws, Socrates considered the government to be an aristocracy."