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Chilo Quotes


Greek sage
(fl.560B.C)

As the touchstone tries gold, so gold tries men.
[Gold]
 

Be more prompt to go to a friend in adversity than in prosperity.
[Friendship]
 

Prefer loss before unjust gain: for that brings grief but once; this forever.
[Honesty]
 

Prefer loss to the wealth of dishonest gain; the former vexes you for a time; the latter will bring you lasting remorse.
[Wealth]