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Nationlity: Greeks


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"In nine cases out of ten, a woman had better show more affection than she feels." 4.2 avg (5 votes)
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age." Age 4.0 avg (3 votes)
"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." Anger 4.8 avg (26 votes)
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance." Art 4.7 avg (12 votes)
"Strange that the vanity which accompanies beauty -- excusable, perhaps, when there is such great beauty, or at any rate understandable -- should persist after the beauty was gone." Beauty 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference." Beauty 4.5 avg (6 votes)
"Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own." Children 4.8 avg (13 votes)
"Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others." Courage 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"Democracy is when the indigent, and not the men of property, are the rulers." Democracy 4.5 avg (8 votes)
"If liberty and equality, as is thought by some, are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in government to the utmost." Democracy, Government, Liberty 4.7 avg (10 votes)
"Wit is educated insolence." Education 4.8 avg (21 votes)
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." Education, Ideas 4.9 avg (46 votes)
"The educated differ from the uneducated as much as the living from the dead." Education 4.7 avg (10 votes)
"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet." Education 4.7 avg (35 votes)
"Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil." Fear, Good & Evil 4.2 avg (12 votes)
"Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies." Friendship 4.7 avg (33 votes)
"My best friend is the man who in wishing me well wishes it for my sake." Friendship 4.3 avg (3 votes)
"No one would choose a friendless existence on condition of having all the other things in the world." Friendship 4.4 avg (8 votes)
"No great genius has ever existed without some touch of madness." Genius 4.8 avg (26 votes)
"Men create gods after their own image, not only with regard to their form but with regard to their mode of life." God 4.8 avg (23 votes)

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