Greek Quotes

โ€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain...

โ€œIn Greek, nostalgia literally means the pain from an old wound. It's a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone" - Don Draper
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"A society grows great when old men p...

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." - Greek Proverb Quote
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โ€œPoverty is the parent o...

โ€œPoverty is the parent of revolution and crime.โ€ โ€” Aristotle, Greek philosopher
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"Society grows great when old men pla...

"Society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." Anonymous Greek Proverb
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โ€ชโ€œA society grows great, when old...

โ€ชโ€œA society grows great, when old men plant trees whoโ€™s shade they will never sit in.โ€ - A Greek proverb. โ€ฌ
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A society grows great when old men...

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in - Greek proverb
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โ€œSociety grows great when old men ...

โ€œSociety grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ โ€• Greek Proverb
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โ€œA society grows great when old me...

โ€œA society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ -Greek Proverb
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โ€œA society grows great when old me...

โ€œA society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ -Greek Proverb
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"Good people are all arou...

"Good people are all around us. If you can't find one, be one." -/u/greek_stallion
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 05
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Television? The word is h...

Television? The word is half greek, half latin. No good can come of it. C.P Scott
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"Never discourage anyone who con...

"Never discourage anyone who continually makes progress, no matter how slow." Plato: Greek philosopher.
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"I am not an Athenian ...

"I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world." -Socrates
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"A society grows great when old men...

"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." - Greek proverb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 24
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โ€œA society grows great when old me...

โ€œA society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ -Greek Proverb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 31
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There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if...

There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice. - Bo Bennett
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โ€œSociety grows great when old men...

โ€œSociety grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ Greek Proverb
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 11
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"In peace, sons bury their fathers. ...

"In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus, Greek Historian 484 BC - 425 BC
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 27
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According to greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four ...

According to greek mythology, humans were originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Fearing their power, Zeus split them into two separate parts, condemning them to spend their lives in search of their other halves. - Plato
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Iโ€™m a man, so I married. Wife, ...

Iโ€™m a man, so I married. Wife, children, house, everything. The full catastrophe. โ€“ Zorba the Greek
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"The tongue has no ...

"The tongue has no bones, yet it crushes bones." -- Greek proverb
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Music is not something artificial that comes wi...

Music is not something artificial that comes with education, but exists like a cell in the spirit's body.โ€”Greek-Russian conductor Teodor Currentzis
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"I always say -- but in private -- that the Gree...

"I always say -- but in private -- that the Greeks and the Bible are all that is serious in humanity. Everything else is dancing." -- Emmanuel Levinas
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โ€œIn Greek, โ€œnostalgiaโ€ literally means โ€œthe pain from an old woundโ€. Itโ€™s a twinge in your hear...

โ€œIn Greek, โ€œnostalgiaโ€ literally means โ€œthe pain from an old woundโ€. Itโ€™s a twinge in your heart, far more powerful than memory alone. This device isnโ€™t a spaceship, itโ€™s a time machine. It goes backwards and forwards, it takes us to a place where we ache to go again.โ€ โ€” Don Draper, Mad Men
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 28
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I'm looking quotes from Rom...

I'm looking quotes from Romans or Greeks, talking about the plebs in a disdainful manner
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 20
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" Other peoples have had...

" Other peoples have had saints, or sages; the Greeks had geniuses." - Nietzsche
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โ€œA society grows great when old men...

โ€œA society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.โ€ - Greek Proverb?
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"It was subtle of God to learn Greek...

"It was subtle of God to learn Greek when he wished to become an author -- and not to learn it better." โ€”Nietzsche
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''Day is the beginning of night.Birth i...

''Day is the beginning of night.Birth is the beginning of death.'' Heraclitus,ancient greek philosopher (gnomikologikon.gr)
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 26
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โ€œAny city, however small, is in fact divided into two, on...

โ€œAny city, however small, is in fact divided into two, one the city of the poor, the other of the rich; these are at war with one another.โ€ โ€“Plato Greek philosopher (427-347 B.C.)
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The road to the destination is never straight. To reach out to the winter shelte...

The road to the destination is never straight. To reach out to the winter shelter someone must take a lot of turns, travel along rough roads, suffer lossesโ€ฆYou have to make sure that you always take food supplies with you - by an old Greek shepherd
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 02
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"A man needs a little madness,...

"A man needs a little madness, or else he never dares cut the rope and be free." Zorba the Greek
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Man is the dream of a s...

Man is the dream of a shadow. Pindar ancient greek poet (gnomikologikon.gr)
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"The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Parmenides taught that the only things that are real are thin...

"The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Parmenides taught that the only things that are real are things which never change... and the pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Heraclitus taught that everything changes. If you superimpose their two views, you get this result: Nothing is real." - Philip K. Dick
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 16
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โ€œWhere the needs of the world and y...

โ€œWhere the needs of the world and your talents cross, there lies your vocation.โ€ -- Aristotle, Greek philosopher.
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 24
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You have to have ...

You have to have balls to rule the Earth - Greek Mythology
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[FIXED] said by the Greeks "A society ...

[FIXED] said by the Greeks "A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit."
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 03
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โ€œWe have exiled bea...

โ€œWe have exiled beauty; the Greeks took up arms for her.โ€ -Sartre
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 14
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"There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself -...

"There are only two people who can tell you the truth about yourself - an enemy who has lost his temper and a friend who loves you dearly." โ€“ Antisthenes, Greek philosopher of Athens, disciple of Socrates (445-365bc)
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