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Ancient Quotes

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Know thyself.
- Socrates (inscribed on the ancient Greek temple at Delphi)

Related topics: Wisdom

I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia.
I, uh, I wanted to meet interesting
and stimulating people of an ancient culture,
and kill them.
- the movie Full Metal Jacket

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

Never impose on others what
you would not choose for yourself.
- Confucius (Ancient Chinese)


That which you hate to be done to you,
do not do to another.
- Ancient Egyptian Proverb

Do not do to others what would anger you
if done to you by others.
- Isocrates (Ancient Greek)

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

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One service to need heals an ancient wound.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The older I get, the more wisdom I find
in the ancient rule of taking first things first.
A process which often reduces
the most complex human problem to a manageable proportion.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Ancient Rome declined because it had a Senate,
now what's going to happen to us with both a House and a Senate?
- Will Rogers

Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have
been at first princes' bastards.
- Robert Burton

At first the ancient images of the Goddess did not interest me.
- Carol P. Christ

This being so, it follows that mythology ought not
to take the prominent place that is too often assigned
to it in the scientific study of ancient faiths.
- William Robertson Smith

The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and
legs extended described a circle,
with his navel as the center.
- Stephen Gardiner

We find Japan a little more difficult to understand
because it has proven its 20th century prowess though
the ancient traditions still persist.
- Arthur Erickson

Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil.
We can only find our own meaning in our own time.
- Margaret Atwood

There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot
thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died,
then only can you call it good or bad.
- Sophocles

I like the fact that in ancient Chinese art the great
painters always included a deliberate flaw in their work:
human creation is never perfect.
- Madeleine L'Engle

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture,
their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
- Voltaire

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.
- Wendell Berry

They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal,
according to their ancient custom.
- William Congreve

As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle,
so should the moralist speak to men in the struggle of the era.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The proper balance between individual liberty and central
authority is a very ancient problem.
- Arthur Keith

All the ancient classic fairy tales have always been scary and dark.
- Helena Bonham Carter

There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor
the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given.
- Leon Kass

My main mistake was to have made an ancient people
advance by forced marches toward independence,
health, culture, affluence, comfort.
- Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods;
they have not forgotten this.
- Terry Pratchett

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected
for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and
for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making.
- Carol P. Christ

Society therefore is an ancient as the world.
- Voltaire

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains,
and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
- H. P. Lovecraft

Man, born of woman, has found it a hard thing to forgive
her for giving him birth.
The patriarchal protest against the ancient matriarch
has borne strange fruit through the years.
- Lillian Smith

All good fortune is a gift of the gods,
and you don't win the favor of the ancient gods by being good,
but by being bold.
- Anita Brookner

Ancient Rome was as confident of the immutability of
its world and the continual expansion and improvement
of the human lot as we are today.
- Arthur Erickson

I believe all religions are becoming obsolete,
clinging to ancient concepts.
- John Templeton

Universalism as an ideal is as old as nay,
is probably much more ancient than the Christian ideal.
- Arthur Keith

The moment at which music reveals its true nature is
contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations.
The complete mystery of music is explained right there.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.
- Ovid

In a few decades of reconstruction, even the mathematical natural sciences,
the ancient archetypes of theoretical perfection,
have changed habit completely!
- Edmund Husserl

Few of the great works of ancient Greek literature are easy reading.
- Gilbert Murray

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.
- Wilhelm Dilthey

Not unless I do all these ancient and Italian or French
or Baroque in the beginnning,
I do German.
- Victoria de los Angeles

The storm came.
Lives were washed away.
Ancient pains resurfaced.
Now it is time for a sea of change.
- Tavis Smiley

According to an ancient Sardinian legend,
the bodies of those who are born on Christmas Eve will
never dissolve into dust but are preserved until the end of time.
- Grazia Deledda

The engine of ancient society was religion but the
engine of contemporary society,
as I see it, is advertising.
- Kit Williams

Jews don't care about ancient rivalries.
We worry about humidity in Miami.
- Evan Sayet

The Ancient Mariner would not have taken so well if
it had been called The Old Sailor.
- Samuel Butler

I love young men, lots of them, your ancient masculine double standard.
- Vera Miles

The future of that ancient chamber remains in considerable doubt.
- Robert A. Dahl

Even as fog continues to lie in the valleys,
so does ancient sin cling to the low places,
the depressions in the world consciousness.
- Dewitt Bodeen

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain,
which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally
constituted a portion of the ancient baths.
- Marguerite Gardiner

Our family arrived in England in 1960.
At that time I thought the war was ancient history.
But if I think of 15 years ago from now,
that's 1990, and that seems like yesterday to me.
- Kazuo Ishiguro

The question of the composition of perceptible objects
is one which already occupied the mind of the ancient Greeks.
- Johannes Stark

A conservative is a man who will not look at the new
moon out of respect for that "ancient institution" the old one.
- Douglas Jerrold

We truly have an ancient part of the brain that was
about survival when we were prey but we seem to have gone past prey.
We eat everything and nothing eats us.
- Nick Nolte

There is an ancient legend which warns that,
should we ever learn our true origin,
our universe will instantly be destroyed.
- Len Wein

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about
the same as it was in ancient Greek republics:
Freedom for slave owners.
- Vladimir Lenin

If we were living in ancient Rome or Greece,
I would be considered sickly and unattractive.
The times dictate that thin is better for some strange reason,
which I think is foolish.
- Gwyneth Paltrow

These ancient huts were soon cleared of the rubbish covering them.
I planned them, and removed them for investigation below,
which undertaking took until the fourth of Nov.
- Howard Carter

The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease.
The happy man inevitably confines himself within ancient limits.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Jungian view of drama would be that it affects
all of our imaginations and somehow taps into our hidden,
ancient, primordial memories.
- Jeremy Northam

Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are
based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Entire generations of Americans have come of age since
the ancient time when the president's power was constrained
by a duty of candor to the American people.
- James Bovard

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.
- Nursultan Nazarbayev

Part of what we love about poetry is the fact that it seems ancient,
that it has an authority of ancient language and ancient form,
and that it's timeless, that it reaches back.
- Robert Morgan

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.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I love studying Ancient History and seeing how empires rise and fall,
sowing the seeds of their own destruction.
- Martin Scorsese

The progress of science is strewn, like an ancient desert trail,
with the bleached skeleton of discarded theories which
once seemed to possess eternal life.
- Arthur Koestler

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.
- William Robertson Smith

Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the
inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend
race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious.
- Stanislav Grof

Plant diseases, drought, desolation,
despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages -
and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.
- Norman Borlaug

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