Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
Philip, remember that thou art mortal.
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. 26364 (1911).