Akhnaton

c.1375 - c.1353 BC

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on sorrow

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He that giveth away his treasure wisely, giveth away his plagues: he that retaineth their increase, heapeth up sorrow.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on honor, separation, and soul

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on action, belief, boldness, children, honor, and life

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on soul

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As the tempest and the thunder affect not the sun or the stars, but spend their fury on stones and trees below; so injuries ascend not to the Soul of the great, but waste themselves on such as are those who offer them.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on body, cowardice, danger, and fear

As the ostrich when pursued hideth his head, but forgetteth his body; so the fears of a coward expose him to danger.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on compassion, cruelty, heart, and tears

The butcher relenteth not at the bleating of the lamb; neither is the heart of the cruel moved with distress. But the tears of the compassionate are sweeter than dewdrops, falling from roses on the bosom of spring.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on adversity, boldness, heroism, and life

Adversity is the seed of well-doing: it is the nurse of heroism and boldness; who that hath enough, will endanger himself to have more? who that is at ease, will set his life on the hazard?

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on caring, mind, satisfaction, trouble, and wisdom

To be satisfied with a little, is the greatest wisdom; and he that increaseth his riches, increaseth his cares; but a contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Akhnaton [Ikhnaton or Akhenaton] on courage, danger, fortune, and heart

As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart here, and scorn to fly.

Akhnaton (c.1375 - c.1353 BC)

Source: title taken by Amenhotep IV

Contributed by: Zaady

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