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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1224
AUTHOR: Author unknown
QUOTATION: Philip, remember that thou art mortal.
ATTRIBUTION: Author unknown. Supposedly, words Philip of Macedon had a servant repeat in the audience-room.—Samuel A. Bent, Short Sayings of Great Men, p. 437 (1882).

Similarly, “Remember thou, too, art a man.”—Words a slave would be bidden to whisper now and again to the triumphal conqueror returning in state to Rome.—John L. Stoddard, Lectures, vol. 8, pp. 263–64 (1911).
SUBJECTS: Mortality