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For the ancient Greeks, the ultimate test of the educational system was the moral and political quality of the students that it produced  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The best teachers, one hopes, don’t shout at their students - because they are skilled at wooing as well as demanding the best efforts of others. For the ancient Greeks and Romans, this wooing was a sufficiently fine art in itself to be the central focus of education.  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks were the first ones to say an unexamined life is not worth living. They don’t tell you of course what we found out, an examined life not that fascinating either.  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The human eye has long fascinated lovers, artists and physicians. The ancient Greeks dissected eyes, but struggled to understand how they worked, unclear as to whether they received or emanated light.  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ideas of ancient Greece helped inspire America’s founding fathers as they reached for democracy. Our revolutionary ideas helped inspire Greeks as they sought their own freedom.  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) Dying, we tell ourselves, is like going to sleep. This figure of speech occurs very commonly in everyday thought and language, as well as in the literature of many cultures and many ages. It was apparently quite common even in the time of the ancient Greeks.  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) In world mythology, there are countless examples of tragic characters whose greatest strength is also the source of their undoing. But the ancient Greeks and Romans also held the view that acceptance is the beginning of wisdom  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks, poets, authors and philosophers all puzzled over the question but nobody really knows what love is - including me. Longing for another person is an exciting mental experience  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) I’ve met and sketched most of the great athletes from the past five decades and their movement, grace and energy have kept me captivated over the years. That’s what the ancient Greeks first saw and that’s what caught my interest  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks kept women athletes out of their games. They wouldn’t even let them on the sidelines. I’m not sure but that they were right  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks did not have to wrestle with the philosophical problem of the existence of evil. They did not claim their gods were good, just magnificent  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) To the ancient Greeks the word, dikaiosini, justice was often synonymous with ekdikisis, vengeance  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and sit together in the dark, like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries, dreaming the same dream in unison  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks were the first ones to say an unexamined life is not worth living. They don’t tell you of course what we found out, an examined life not that fascinating either  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) The ancient Greeks, as Plato reports, believed that we discover truth through reminiscence, that is by remembering, by intuitively searching into our own experience  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) Well, love is insanity. The ancient Greeks knew that. It is the taking over of a rational and lucid mind by delusion and self-destruction. You lose yourself, you have no power over yourself, you can't even think straight  (Ancient Greeks Quotes) PRINT FREE GIANT POSTERS