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From Egypt arts their progress made to Greece, wrapped in the fable of the golden fleece. (Quote by - Sir John Denham)

I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today. (Quote by - Giorgos Seferis)

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. (Quote by - Gilbert Murray)

Fair Greece! and relic of departed worth! Immortal, though no more; though fallen great! (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

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. (Quote by - Robert South)

Nobody can say a word against Greek: it stamps a man at once as an educated gentlemen. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Ancient of days! august Athena! where, Where are thy men of might? thy grand in soul? Goneglimmering through the dream of things that were; First in the race that led to glory's goal, They won, and pass'd awayIs this the whole? (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

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. (Quote by - Roald Dahl)

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. (Quote by - Jane Elliot)

Had W G Grace been born in ancient Greece, the Iliad would have been a different book. (Quote by - Bishop Of Hereford)

I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to. [When asked whether he had visited the Parthenon during his trip to Greece] (Quote by - Shaquille O'Neal)

Egypt's might is tumbled down Down a-down the deeps of thought; Greece is fallen and Troy town, Glorious Rome hath lost her crown, Venice' pride is nought. (Quote by - Mary Coleridge)

England and Greece are friends. English blood was shed on Greek soil in the war against fascism, and Greeks gave their lives to protect English pilots. (Quote by - Melina Mercouri)

To Greece we give our shining blades. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime, Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle, Now melt into sorrow, now madded to crime? (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

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

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. (Quote by - Gwyneth Paltrow)

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. (Quote by - Moses Mendelssohn)

In Greece wise men speak and fools decide. (Quote by - George Santayana)

Student journeys which were important to me were Sicily, Greece, and Egypt, where I really saw these buildings, and that is where you're able to grasp what things mean. (Quote by - Ben Nicholson)

No account of the Renaissance can be complete without some notice of the attempt made by certain Italian scholars of the fifteenth century to reconcile Christianity with the religion of ancient Greece. (Quote by - Walter Pater)

The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece. (Quote by - James Theodore Bent)

Such is the aspect of this shore; 'Tis Greece, but living Greece no more! So coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence. (Quote by - John Milton)

To describe Greece I would share with you a tomato on the sandy beaches of Skopellos, open a sea urchin with my penknife and serve you the scarlet eggs inside while the salt stretches the skin on our backs. (Quote by - Nicholas Papandreou)


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