Quotations that match 'greece'.

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. Walter Pater
[ Account Ancient Attempt Century Certain Christianity Complete Fifteenth Greece Italian Made Notice Reconcile Religion Renaissance Scholars Some Without]
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. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Ancient Better Considered Dictate Foolish Greece Living Reason Rome Sickly Some Strange Thin Think Times Unattractive Were Which Would]
And, of course, it must be asked: is it proper to transact with the Turks for the most reassured of Greek possessions when Greece is under Turkish invasion and subjugation? Melina Mercouri
[ Asked Course Greece Greek Invasion Most Must Possessions Proper Reassured Subjugation Turkish Turks Under]
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. Ben Nicholson
[ Able Buildings Egypt Grasp Greece Important Journeys Mean Really Saw Sicily Student These Things Were Where Which]
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. Melina Mercouri
[ Against Blood England English Fascism Friends Gave Greece Greek Greeks Lives Pilots Protect Shed Soil Their War]
Not much has been written about the Nereids of modern Greece. Wherever there is a warm, healing stream they believe that it flows from the breasts of the Nereids. James Theodore Bent
[ Been Believe Breasts Flows Greece Healing Modern Much Stream Warm Wherever Written]
I was going to go make a film in Greece. if they caught you with this much marijuana, they threw you in jail, no questions asked, and I was trying to stuff it in my deodorant bottles. I thought, what I am doing? Dyan Cannon
[ Am Asked Bottles Caught Deodorant Doing Film Go Going Greece Jail Make Much Questions Stuff Thought Threw Trying]
But, ancient Greece and ancient Rome - people did not happen to believe that creativity came from human beings back then, OK? People believed that creativity was this divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. Elizabeth Gilbert
[ Ancient Attendant Back Beings Believe Believed Came Creativity Did Distant Divine Greece Happen Human Ok Reasons Rome Some Source Spirit Then Unknowable]
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. Jane Elliot
[ Always East Founded Greece Group Knew Major Middle Orient Planet Prayer Racists Religion Religious Rome Started Were White]
The center of Western culture is Greece, and we have never lost our ties with the architectural concepts of that ancient civilization. Stephen Gardiner
[ Ancient Architectural Center Civilization Concepts Culture Greece Lost Never Our Ties Western]
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. Robert South
[ Acquired Consisting Each Fame Famous Greece Men Over Sentence Seven Single Their Them Three Two Wisdom Wise Words World]
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. Gilbert Murray
[ Ages Central Direction Fashions Greece Imagination Most Out Part Road Struck Vary Which]
In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece. Nia Vardalos
[ Ancient Daughters Greece Many Sons Ways]
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. Moses Mendelssohn
[ Around Came Company Educated Enjoy Fame Friendly Greece Him His Instruction Men Most Order Over Respected Socrates Spread]
The belief in charms for protecting newborn infants is very strong in Greece. James Theodore Bent
[ Belief Charms Greece Infants Newborn Protecting Strong Very]
The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece. And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer. David Antin
[ Century Debates Entertainer Entertainment Greece Paradoxical Pieces Public Socrates Talk Their Were World]
In Greece wise men speak and fools decide. George Santayana
[ Decide Fools Greece Men Speak Wise]
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. Roald Dahl
[ Desert Egypt Fighter Flew Flying Greece Hurricanes Iraq Libya Mediterranean Pilot Round Syria Western]
There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece. Lindsey Graham
[ American Balance Become Before Coalition Country Democrats Done Find Forward Going Govern Greece Independents Lot Moderate Move Obama Obama Out Party Republican Show Tea Things Trying Want Way]
I think the Swedish Academy wished to manifest its solidarity with the living spirit of Greece today. Giorgos Seferis
[ Academy Greece Living Manifest Solidarity Spirit Swedish Think Today Wished]