Tag Archives: The Quotable Greek

The Quotable Greek: The Most Difficult Thing in Life

22 Apr

“The most difficult thing in life

is to know yourself.”

~ Thales

 

 

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The Quotable Greek: The Mind Is Not a Vessel

15 Apr

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled

but a fire to be kindled.”

~ Plutarch

The Quotable Greek: If You Wish to Be a Writer

8 Apr

“If you wish to be a writer, write.”

~ Epictetus

The Quotable Greek: Learn to Sail in High Winds

25 Mar

“We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest.

We must learn to sail in high winds.”

~Aristotle Onassis

 

The Quotable Greek: A Person Needs a Little Madness

18 Mar

“A person needs a little madness,

or else they never dare cut the rope and be free.”

~Nikos Kazantzakis

 

The Quotable Greek: A Citizen of the World

11 Mar

“I am not an Athenian or a Greek,

but a citizen of the world.”

~ Socrates

 

The Quotable Greek: The Secret of Business

7 Mar

“The secret of business is to know something nobody else knows.”

~Aristotle Onassis

 


The Quotable Greek: Change the Eyes

8 Feb

“Since we cannot change reality,

let us change the eyes which see reality.”

~Nikos Kazantzakis


The Quotable Greek: I Know Nothing

24 Jan

One thing I know, that I know nothing.

This is the source of my wisdom.

~Socrates