I am not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.
The Serbs have only two friends, God and the Greeks.
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead.
For the sake of historical truth I must verify that only the Greeks, of all the adversaries who confronted us, fought with bold courage and highest disregard of death.
Shipping magnate of the 20th century If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
The Greek word for "return" is nostos. Algos means "suffering." So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.
He is the richest who is content with the least.
I'm Greek, and we're conspiratorial by nature.
Socrates said he was not an Athenian or a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The unexamined life is not worth living.
There is nothing permanent except change.
Think not those faithful who praise all thy words and actions, but those who kindly reprove thy faults.
How can any educated person stay away from the Greeks? I have always been far more interested in them than in science.
First there was Greek civilization. Then there was the Renaissance. Now we’re entering the Age of the Ass.
Where two Greeks are gathered together, there will be at least three political parties represented, and possibly more.
Chaos does not mean total disorder. Chaos means a multiplicity of possibilities. Chaos is from the ancient Greek words that means a thing that is birthed from the void. And it was about that which is possible, not about disorder.
You know, it is said that we Greeks are a fervent and warm blooded breed. Well, let me tell you something - it is true.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
A likely impossibility is always preferable to an unconvincing possibility.
Man is the measure of all things.
Come back with your shield - or on it
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