Dancing is silent poetry.
Simonides of Ceos (c.556 - 468 BC)
Contributed by: Tarryn
Painting is silent poetry, and poetry painting that speaks.
Contributed by: Zaady
If to die honorably is the greatest Part of virtue, for us fate's done her best. Because we fought to crown Greece with freedom We lie here enjoying timeless fame.
Source: For the Athenian Dead at Plataia
We did not flinch but gave our lives to save Greece when her fate hung on a razor's edge.
Source: Cenotaph at the Isthmos
The city is the teacher of the man.
It is hard to be truly excellent, four-square in hand and foot and mind, formed without blemish.
A man gains no possession better than a good woman, nothing more horrible than a bad one.
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