Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
- Famous Quotes Throughout
World History -
Ovid 43 BC - c.17 AD
"It is convenient that there be gods, and, as it is convenient, let us believe that there are."
"You will go most safely by the middle way."
"Plenty has made me poor."
"I see the better things, and approve; I follow the worse."
"Time the devourer of everything."
"Far hence, keep far from me, you grim women!"
"Jupiter from on high laughs at lovers' perjuries."
Emperor Vespasian 9 - 79 AD
"Pecunia non olet" (Money has no smell)
When fatally ill:
Tacitus c.56 - c.177 AD
"They make a wilderness and call it peace."
"It is part of human nature to hate the man you have hurt."
"Sine ira et studio" (With neither anger nor partiality)
"Elogantiae arbiter" (The arbiter of taste)
"Deos fortioribus adesse." (The gods are on the side of the stronger.)
"Nothing happens to anybody which he is not fitted by nature to bear."
"Mankind have been created for the sake of one another. Either instruct them, therefore, or endure them."
"To change your mind and to follow him who sets you right is to be nonetheless the free agent that you were before."
Famous Quotes Throughout World History -
| Index of Quotes by Speaker
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Famous Quotes from American History
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Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |
World History: Dawn of Civilization
to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |
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