Quotation Explorer - 'Pericles'

Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time. - Pericles
Wait for that wisest of all counselores, Time. - Pericles
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. - Pericles
In Antiochus and his daughter you have heard of monstrous lust the due and just reward; In Pericles, his queen, and daughter, seen, Although assailed with fortune fierce and keen, Virtue preserved from fell destruction's blast, Led on by heaven, and crowned with joy at last. - William Shakespeare
I want to build / and raise anew / Theseus' Temple and the Stadiums / and where Pericles livedBut there's no money, too much spent today / I had a guest over and we sat together. - Friedrich Hölderlin
Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again. - Pericles
[F]or grief is felt not so much for the want of what we have never known, as for the loss of that to which we have been long accustomed. - Pericles
Those who can truly be accounted brave are those who best know the meaning of what is sweet in life and what is terrible, and then go out, undeterred, to meet what is to come. - Pericles
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. - Pericles
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