Quotes by Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

Go tell the Spartans, Passerby, That here, obedient to their laws, We lie.

Simonides, Epitaph for the Spartans who fell at Thermopylae

Other Great Authors


The freedom of all is essential to my freedom.

Mikhail Bakunin

I bless the Lord that all our troubles come through Christ's fingers, and that He casteth sugar among them and casteth in some ounce withts of heaven and of the spirit of glory in our cup.

Samual Rutherford

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh

I don't confuse greatness with perfection. To be great anyhow isthe higher achievement.

Lois McMaster Bujold

Great minds think alike.

Anon.

There is nothing so ridiculous but some philosopher has said it.

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I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.

D. H. Lawrence »

I believe this nation should commit itself, to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth.

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