Greek Proverbs

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If you do not have brains you follow the same route twice.

Greek proverbs and sayings

As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains.

Greek proverbs and sayings

He who is not satisfied with a little is not satisfied with allot.

Greek proverbs and sayings

In baiting a mousetrap with cheese, always leave room for the mouse.

Greek Proverb

A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.

Greek proverbs and sayings

Passing from mouth to mouth it was learned by a thousand, and by the time it came to be heard by the king he learned of how a cow laid an egg!

Greek Proverb

The liar and the thief rejoice in their first year only.

Greek Proverb

Nothing, in excess.

Greek Proverb

Wonder is the beginning of wisdom.

Greek Proverb

Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers.

Greek Proverb

Painless poverty is better than embittered wealth.


If you look at the timing of many of the Greek dramas from the theatrical point of view, it's all off, and I think the reason for that is that music played a very important part.

John Eaton

My mother, Dorothy Watson, had met my father in a Greek class at Northwestern University.

James Cronin

My mom used to say that Greek Easter was later because then you get stuff cheaper.

Amy Sedaris

Quality in a classical Greek sense is how to live with grace and intelligence, with bravery and mercy.

Theodore White

Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done.

Edward Bond

The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.

Aleister Crowley

Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.

Vladimir Lenin

This was nostalgia in the literal Greek sense: the pain of not being able to return to one's home and family.

John Thorn

I've played American, Italian, Greek, French. I've been really lucky that way.

Chita Rivera
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