Pericles Quotes

Pericles Quotes: Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft. We regard wealth as something to be properly used, rather than assomething to boast about. As for poverty, no one need be ashamed to admit it, the real shame is in not taking practical measures to escape from it.
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Pericles Quote: To face calamity with a mind as unclouded as may be, and quickly to react against it-that in a city and in an individual-is real strength.
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Quotes about Pericles: Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of the things of the mind does not make us soft.
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Quote about Pericles: Our form of government does not enter into rivalry with the institutions of others. Our government does not copy our neighbors', but is an example to them. It is true that we are called a democracy, for the administration is in the hands of the many and not of the few. But while there exists equal justice to all and alike in their private disputes, the claim of excellence is also recognized; and when a citizen is in any way distinguished, he is preferred to the public service, not as a matter of privilege, but as the reward of merit
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Pericles Sayings: As for poverty, no one need be ashamed to admit it, the real shame is in not taking practical measures to escape from it.
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Pericles Saying: Instead of looking on discussion as a stumbling block in the way of action, we think it an indispensable preliminary to any wise action at all.
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Sayings about Pericles: Remember, too, that if your country has the greatest name in all the world, it is because she never bent before disaster; because she has expended more life and effort in war than any other city, and has won for herself a power greater than any hitherto known, the memory of which will descend to the latest posterity.
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Saying about Pericles: We do not need the praises of a Homer, or of anyone else whose words may delight us for the moment, but the estimation of facts will fall short of what is really true.
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