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#1. the good are not so by nature...For if they were, this would follow: if the good were so by nature, we would have people who knew which among the young were good by nature; we would take those whom they had pointed out and guard them in the Acropolis, sealing them up there much more carefully than gold so that no one could corrupt them, and when they reached maturity they would be useful to their cities. - Author: Plato
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#2. Much has been said and continues to be said of what little concern the Turks had for the Acropolis treasures. - Author: Melina Mercouri
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Melina Mercouri
#3. This marks an important shift in the function of the north slope, no longer just a source of secure and plentiful water but a place of shrines, worship, and visitation. In a very real sense, this evolution into a place of commemoration and devotion marks the expansion of the sacred space of the Acropolis down its slopes and the opening up of the Sacred Rock to the larger community. This - Author: Joan Breton Connelly
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Joan Breton Connelly
#4. [At first sight of the Acropolis:] It's beige! My color! - Author: Elsie De Wolfe
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Elsie De Wolfe
#5. There were mountains; there were valleys; there were streams. She climbed the mountains; roamed the valleys; sat on the banks of streams ... when, from the mountain-top, she beheld, far off, across the Sea of Marmara the plains of Greece, and made out (her eyes were admirable) the Acropolis with a white streak or two which must, she thought, be the Parthenon, her soul expanded with her eyeballs, and she prayed she might share the majesty of the hills, know the serenity of the plains, etc. etc., as all such believers do. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#6. Most British newspapers now have more columns than the Acropolis - Author: Ian Jack
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#7. Athens built the Acropolis. Corinth was a commercial city, interested in purely materialistic things. Today we admire Athens, visit it, preserve the old temples, yet we hardly ever set foot in Corinth. - Author: Harold Urey
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#8. The Greeks had invented democracy, built the Acropolis and called it a day. - Author: David Sedaris
Lindos Acropolis quotes by David Sedaris
#9. The ruins stood above the hissing traffic like some monument to doomed expectations. - Author: Don DeLillo
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Don DeLillo
#10. We approached Athens from the north in early twilight, climbing a hill. When we reached its peak, we were dazzled to look down and see the Acropolis struck by one beam of the setting sun, as if posing for a picture. - Author: Donald Hall
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#11. We've come full circle but the best remains the heart of the city, the greatest center of the greatest city, our Acropolis, where our Christmas tree is lighted. - Author: Daniel Patrick Moynihan
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#12. Our minds can go no further. The human imagination is capable of no further expression of beauty than the carved owl of Athene, the archaic, marble serpent, the arrogant selfish head of the Acropolis Apollo. - Author: Hilda Doolittle
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Hilda Doolittle
#13. Across the distance, the Acropolis museum cradled within its protective walls its legendary treasures, lulling them to a peaceful sleep under the eerie light from the heavens. Yet, through the large window, the five Caryatids stood alert on their strong platform. The ageless maidens with the long braided hair down their backs remained awake even at this hour gazing across to the Acropolis, full of nostalgia for their sacred home. Inside their marble chests, they nurtured as always, precious hope for the return of their long lost sister. - Author: Effrosyni Moschoudi
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Effrosyni Moschoudi
#14. Musically I try to connect a common bridge between such exhilarating feelings as performing at the Acropolis, to the emotions each and every one of us feel everyday. In the end, a good melody will always stand the test of time. - Author: Bradley Joseph
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Bradley Joseph
#15. Ibsen is like this room where we are sitting, with all the tables and chairs. Do I care whether you have twenty or twenty-five links on your chain? Hedda Gabler, Nora and the rest: it is not that I want! I want Rome and the Coliseum, the Acropolis, Athens; I want beauty, and the flame of life. - Author: Eleanora Duse
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Eleanora Duse
#16. There were nights for instance, especially in August, where the view of the full moon from the top of the Acropolis hill or from a high terrace could steal your breath away. The moon would slide over the clouds like a seducing princess dressed in her finest silvery silk. And the sky would be full of stars that trembled feebly, like servants that bowed before her. During those nights under the light of the August full moon, the city of Athens would become an enchanted kingdom that slept lazily under the sweet light of its ethereal mistress. - Author: Effrosyni Moschoudi
Lindos Acropolis quotes by Effrosyni Moschoudi
#17. When you do music concerts at Taj Mahal and the Acropolis, you have to be careful about your performance being appropriate with the place that surrounds you. It has to be appropriate to the culture - it should fit the building behind you, the environment you are playing it in and the culture of that place. - Author: Yanni
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