Great Quotes From Great Minds

For those who think that Greece today is of no importance, allow me to say that they could not have been more wrong. Modern, just like ancient Greece, has unique importance for everyone who is trying to find himself.

Henry Miller, American writer


When the birthplace of the finest civilization the world ever experienced, the country to which we owe what makes life superior and more beautiful, faces such an attack, the place of all real people is by her side.

William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada


Greece gave the example that each one of us must follow, until the enemies of freedom, wherever in the world they may be, suffer their justified punishment.

All free peoples are deeply impressed by the courage and steadfastness of the Greek nation. …which is defending itself so valiantly.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States


Though Greece was conquered, she defeated the conqueror and imported the arts in the uncivilised Latium.

Quintus Horatius Flaccus, Roman lyric poet

If there had not been the virtue and courage of the Greeks, we do not know which the outcome of World War II would have been.

Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


First Greece taught us that free men can be brave, and that no defeat is meant to last forever. This small nation proved to be worthy of its history.

Albert Camus, French author and philosopher



Hence we will not say that Greeks fight like heroes, but that heroes fight like Greeks.

Sir Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


To Greece we give our shining blades.

Thomas Moore, Irish poet

How can any educated person stay away from the Greeks? I have always been far more interested in them than in science.

Albert Einstein, Jewish-American scientist


Greece was the first of civilized nations that presented an example of what man should be.

Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States



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