Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity. – Alcaeus

I both love and do not love; and am mad and not mad. – Anacreon

Cursed be he above all others Who’s enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter. – Anacreon

Tis said that wrath is the last thing in a man to grow old. – Alcaeus

It is not I who have lost the Athenians, but the Athenians who have lost me. – Anaxagoras

Everything has a natural explanation. The moon is not a god, but a great rock, and the sun a hot rock. – Anaxagoras

Quotes Gallery – Greek Philosophers

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