Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Phrases of foreign scholars for Greece

" Deorum lingua lingua EST Graecorum "
(The language of the gods is the Greek language)
" Totum Graecorum EST " (All are Greek) * [All from Greek]
" Nihil humanum Graeciae, nihil Sanctum " (Nothing is more human, more sacred from Greece)
Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 bc - 43 bc) [Latino Classics]

"' Though Greece was conquered, She defeated the Conqueror
and Imported the Arts in the uncivilized Latium ""
Quintus Horatius Flaccus (65 bc - 8 bc) [Roman lyric poet]

" What the Mind and the Heart is for A Human Being, Greece is for Humanity "
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) [German author]

"Damned Greek, You found everything? Philosophy, geometry,
Physics, Astronomy ... You Nothing left for U.S. "
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (1759-1805) [German poet, philosopher and historian]

" Greece was the Real Cradle of Liberty in Which the Earliest Republics were Rocked. We are the Pupils of the Great Men, All in the Principles of Science, of morals, and of good Government ".
William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) [American romantic poet]

" If in the library of your House You do Not Have the Works of the Ancient Greek Writers, Then You Live in A House with no Light ".
George Bernard Shaw (1794-1878) [Irish playwright author]

" If IT is True That the VIOLIN is the perfect Most of Musical Instruments,
Then is the Greek VIOLIN of Human Thought "
Helen Adams Keller (1880-1968) [American author, "activist" and lecturer]

" The only toggle Way for U.S. to Become Great, or Even Inimitable IF Possible, is to imitate the Greeks "
Johann Joachim Winckelmann (1717-1768) [German historian and archaeologist]

" We Have to Admit That the Whole Islam, except the religion, was Greek.
Betrayal Against the Greeks by the Islamic Nations, equals Betrayal Against Their own Nature "
Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406) [Arab historian, scholar, theologian and politician]

" Except the blind forces of Nature, Nothing Moves in this World Which is Not Greek in its origin "
Sir Henry James Sumner Maine (1822-1888) [Comparative Jurisprudence and historian]

" In the Greeks alone we find the idea of That Which Would we like to BE and Produce ... from the Greeks we Take Something more than Earthly - Almost GodLike ".
Wilhelm Von Humboldt (1767-1835) [diplomat, philosopher and scholar]

" It is Great to descent from Greece, the Land That Gave the Light to the World"
Victor Hugo (1802-1855) [French poet]

" We are Children of the Greeks "

Frederich II King of Prussia (1712-1786)