Posts Tagged ‘Greeks’

Quote of the day, Dec. 7

December 7, 2017

Edith Hamilton, on the ancients

“I came to the Greeks early, and I found answers in them. Greece’s great men let all their acts turn on the immortality of the soul. We don’t really act as if we believed in the soul’s immortality and that’s why we are where we are today.”

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Quote of the day, Sept. 13

September 12, 2014

Theocritus, on effort

“The Greeks got into Troy by trying, my pretties; everything’s done by trying.”