The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.
Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate, now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
We find Japan a little more difficult to understand because it has proven its 20th century prowess though the ancient traditions still persist.
The rose has told
In one simplicity
That never life
Relinquishes a bloom
But to bestow
An ancient confidence.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Beware the barrenness of a busy life.
Ancient metaphysics underwent many changes at the hands of medieval thinkers who brought it in line with the dominant religious and theological movements of their day.
If we look to the history of other nations, ancient or modern, we find no example of a growth so rapid, so gigantic, of a people so prosperous and happy.
We know that golf is an ancient game with great history and tradition, but our golf is only 10 years old so don't judge us too harshly.
Few of the great works of ancient Greek literature are easy reading.
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Tahiti has been spoiled for many years, but Bali is one of the few cultures with origins in one of the great ancient cultures which is still alive.
The surest method of being incomprehensible or, moreover, to be misunderstood is to use words in their original sense; especially words from the ancient languages.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.
The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration.
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient, and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
An ancient dictum says that when Zeus wanted to destroy someone, he would first drive him mad.
But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
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