Quotations on Greece

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The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
- David Antin
(Keywords: Entertainment, Greece, Public, Talk, World)

I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing?
- Dyan Cannon
(Keywords: Thought, Film, Greece, Questions, Trying)

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt.
- Roald Dahl
(Keywords: Flying, Greece, Iraq)

No white group has founded a major religion on this planet. The major religious were started in the Orient and the Middle East, not in Greece and Rome. I always knew you racists didn't have a prayer.
- Jane Elliot
(Keywords: Religion, Greece, Prayer, Religious, Rome)

But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons.
- Elizabeth Gilbert
(Keywords: People, Creativity, Greece, Rome, Spirit)

There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece.
- Lindsey Graham
(Keywords: People, American, Balance, Country, Democrats, Greece, Party, Republican, Tea, Trying, Want)

Socrates' fame spread all over Greece, and the most respected and educated men from all around came to him, in order to enjoy his friendly company and instruction.
- Moses Mendelssohn
(Keywords: Men, Company, Fame, Greece, Order)

The fashions of the ages vary in this direction and that, but they vary for the most part from a central road which was struck out by the imagination of Greece.
- Gilbert Murray
(Keywords: Imagination, Direction, Greece, Road)

The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
- Robert South
(Keywords: Men, Wisdom, Fame, Famous, Greece, Words, World)

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.
- Nia Vardalos
(Keywords: Daughters, Greece, Sons)









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