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Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again.
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Pericles

Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)

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