Ancient Quotations


Quotation is more universal and more ancient than one would perhaps believe. James Boswell

Quotation, like much better things, has its abuses. One may quote till one compiles. The ancient lawyers used to quote at the bar till they had stagnated their own cause. Isaac D'Israeli

Well-referenced, with numerous quotations from renowned Egyptologists and classical scholars, Acharya's penetrating research clearly lays out the very ancient pre-Christian basis of modern Christianity. Those who espouse Christianity beware! After digesting the evidence, you will never again view your religion in the same light. Robert M. Schoch

I'd lived by quotations, practically all my life. Loretta Young

Ancient history is oddly short on incorrect omens. Stacy Schiff

In ancient Greece, politics and the market were not decoupled. George Papandreou

Spying has always gone on since ancient times. Vladimir Putin

Yields falsehood when preceded by its quotation Willard Van Orman Quine

Reading inspirational and motivational quotes daily is like taking my vitamins. Rosanne Cash

The wisdom of the wise and the experience of the ages is preserved into perpetuity by a nation's proverbs, fables, folk sayings and quotations. William Feather

He wrapped himself in quotations - as a beggar would enfold himself in the purple of Emperors. Rudyard Kipling

Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. Orson Welles

The trouble with Germans is not that they fire shells, but that they engrave them with quotations from Kant. Karl Kraus

Atlantis was destroyed by the greed of its inhabitants. Frederick Lenz

Personally, my interests are ancient history and ancient civilizations. In my own life, I'd like to go to places like Easter Island. Nicolas Cage

The interdependency of humankind, the relevance of relationship, the sacredness of creation is ancient, ancient wisdom. Rebecca Adamson

When you're 16, 30 seems ancient. When you're 30, 45 seems ancient. When you're 45, 60 seems ancient. When you're 60, nothing seems ancient. Helen Mirren

Kant does represents a distinctively modern view of the human condition in contrast to that of ancient high culture, found in ancient Greek ethics and also in ancient Chinese ethics. Allen W. Wood

There are few writers of note, of any country or of any age, from whom quotations might not be made in proof of the love with which they regarded Nature. Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre

I had always been an enthusiastic reader of stuff about ancient Greece. I would read Herodotus and Thucydides just for fun. Steven Pressfield



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