Influential Historical Texts

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1700's BCEIf a man puts out the eye of an equal, his eye shall be put out.
1700-1100 BCEOne should, perform karma with nonchalance without expecting the benefits because sooner of later one shall definitely gets the fruits.
800 BCEI, for one, know of no sweeter sight for a man's eyes than his own country.
610-632 CESeek assistance through patience and prayer, and most surely it is a hard thing except for the humble ones.
about 500 BCEHonor thy father and thy mother.
475-221 BCEThe Master said, 'Give your father and mother no other cause for anxiety than illness.'
400 BCEI swear by Apollo the physician, and Asclepius, and Hygieia and Panacea and all the gods and goddesses as my witnesses, that, according to my ability and judgement, I will keep this Oath and this contract:
about 400 BCEThere are two forces: fate and human effort - All men depend on and are bound by these, there is nothing else.
about 400 BCETo know, is to know that you know nothing. That is the meaning of true knowledge.
376 CELove is patient, love is kind.
1215 CENo free man shall be taken or imprisoned or dispossessed, or outlawed or exiled, or in any way destroyed, nor will we go upon him, nor will we send against him except by the lawful judgement of his peers or by the law of the land.
Year Written DownName of TextQuote
1543 CE Finally we shall place the Sun himself at the center of the Universe.
1623 CEWhat's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet
1687 CETo every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
1689 CEAll mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
1859 CEI have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
1848 CEThe history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.
1865 CEIn this generation, along with the dominating traits, the recessive ones also reappear, their individuality fully revealed, and they do so in the decisively expressed average proportion of 3:1, so that among each four plants of this generation three receive the dominating and one the recessive characteristic.
1900 CE The conscious mind may be compared to a fountain playing in the sun and falling back into the great subterranean pool of subconscious from which it rises.
1949 CEPeople simply disappeared, always during the night. Your name was removed from the registers, every record of everything you had ever done was wiped out, your one-time existence was denied and then forgotten. You were abolished, annihilated: vaporized was the usual word.
1997 CEIt does not do to dwell on dreams and forget to live, remember that

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