(356BC-323BC) born on Sep 20
ruler. "The Conqueror of the World" forged the largest western
empire of ancient world, from Greece to North India.
time, about 2,300 years ago, epilepsy was known as "the sacred
disease" because of the belief that those who had seizures were
possessed by evil spirits or touched by the gods and should be treated
by invoking mystical powers.
indebted to my father for living, but to my teacher for living well.
you I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent, than in the
extent of my power and dominion.
nothing impossible to him who will try.
Do you not
think it a matter worthy of lamentation that when there is such a vast multitude
of them [worlds], we have not yet conquered one?
I send you
a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of