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A generation of men is like a generation of leaves; the wind scatters some leaves upon the ground, while others the burgeoning wood brings forth - and the season of spring comes on. So of men one generation springs forth and another ceases.
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Homer, The Iliad

Greek epic poet (800 BC - 700 BC)

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