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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

Seize the day (Carpe Diem)
- ancient Roman proverb

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

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

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


 

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

Maybe So, Maybe Not.
- Ancient Taoist Proverb

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.
- Enid Bagnold

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

The food we ate was Indian, and both my mother and
father were very deep into the ancient philosophy of India,
so it could well have been an Indian household.
- Amar Bose

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

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

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

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

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

It is true that we aspire to our ancient land.
But what we want in that ancient land is a new blossoming of the Jewish spirit.
- Theodor Herzl

The praise of ancient authors proceeds not from the reverence of the dead,
but from the competition and mutual envy of the living.
- Thomas Hobbes

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

The center of Western culture is Greece,
and we have never lost our ties with the architectural
concepts of that ancient civilization.
- Stephen Gardiner

Georgia is not just a European country,
but one of the most ancient European countries.
- Mikhail Saakashvili

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

Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the
way of the ancient trial by battle and blood.
- Warren E. Burger

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

We usually say of ancient persons, that they have already one foot in the grave,
and the rest of their life is nothing else but the
bringing of these feet together.
- John Pearson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Royal Navy of England hath ever been its greatest defense and ornament;
it is its ancient and natural strength;
the floating bulwark of the island.
- William Blackstone

The ancient Greeks have a knack of wrapping truths in myths.
- George Lloyd

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

The ancient codes were doubtless originally suggested
by the discovery and diffusion of the art of writing.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan
with that of a British nobleman.
- Thomas Day

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

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

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

A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
- Joseph Brodsky

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.
- James Monroe

Mother's taste was eclectic and ranged from the ancient
world to the contemporary from Europe to the U.S.
- David Rockefeller

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

The man who first gave history a recognized place in
science was an ancient historian.
- James H. Breasted

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

In ancient times they had no statistics so they had to fall back on lies.
- Stephen Leacock

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

In a country like France, so ancient,
their history is full of outstanding people,
so they carry a heavy weight on their back.
Who could write in French after Proust or Flaubert?
- Manuel Puig

Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme.
- John Carpenter

I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient;
nor am I of any caste.
- Guru Nanak

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

Singing connected with movements and action is a much more ancient,
and, at the same time, more complex phenomenon than is a simple song.
- Zoltan Kodaly

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

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

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

An ancient dictum says that when Zeus wanted to destroy someone,
he would first drive him mad.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

Perhaps many of the perplexing problems of the new
music could be put into a new light if we were to reintroduce
the ancient idea of music being a reflection of nature.
- George Crumb

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

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.
- Nia Vardalos

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

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity;
that is because they are so mystical.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The form language used by the ancient Egyptians in
their structures is minimal.
- Harry Seidler

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.
- Arthur Erickson

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

How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and,
mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught,
give to us an adulterated Christianity.
- Olympia Brown

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

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


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