Quotation Explorer - 'Greek'

But, for my own part, it was Greek to me. - William Shakespeare
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher 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 - Parmenides
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book and that he did not learn it better. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Love and Friendship, when you have them or lose them they are much like the Greek story of Icarus...You can make you feel like you're soaring above the clouds with happiness when you have them or feel like you are plummeting to the depths of hell with despair when you lose them. - Anonymous
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
Light in Greek is the same thing as knowledge which is the opposite of ignorance. - Sunday Adelaja
I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world. - Socrates
Envy is what makes you, when an aquaintance is lustily telling you that she's dating a Greek god of a guy, ask, "Which one, Hades?"
The ancient Greek definition of happiness was the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. - John F. Kennedy
A myth, in its original Greek meaning- muthos- is simply that: a story, one which seeks to render life transparent to an intelligible source. - Jules Cashford
Word of the day- kakistocracy. From the Greek meaning government by the worst persons, least qualified or most unprincipled. - Peggy Noonan
Tomatoes and oregano make it Italian; wine and tarragon make it French. Sour cream makes it Russian; lemon and cinnamon make it Greek. Soy sauce makes it Chinese; garlic makes it good. - Alice May Brock
You are like the winged goddess from Greek mythology. As beautiful and soaring like an angel as her". #MilanoVeneziani. #ItalianPassion - Olga GOA
When I was young I was amazed at Plutarch's statement that the elder Cato began at the age of eighty to learn Greek. I am amazed no longer. Old age is ready to undertake tasks that youth shirked because they would take too long. - W. Somerset Maugham
Light means knowledge in the Greek language it can also be translated as illumination, knowledge, insight, understanding and wisdom - Sunday Adelaja
The separation of sexuality from procreation in Greek culture helps explain the terrible demographic decay that Greece would suffer during the fifth and fourth centuries B.C.E. - Daniel P. Goldman
* , a Thebian Greek wrote (circa 350 B.C.E.) War is sweet to those who have no experience of it. But the experienced man trembles exceedingly in his heart at its approach. - Pindar
You are like the winged goddess from Greek mythology. As beautiful and soaring like an angel as her". #MilanoVeneziani. #ItalianPassion: - Olga GOA
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