Quotes of Pericles

“ Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the wisest counsellor of all. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the wisest counselor of all. ”

- Pericles

“ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. ”

- Pericles

“ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. ”

- Pericles

“ Not to be able to bear poverty is a shameful thing, but not to know how to chase it away by work is a more shameful thing yet. ”

- Pericles

“ Not to be able to bear poverty is a shameful thing, but not to know how to chase it away by work is a more shameful thing yet. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the wisest counselor. ”

- Pericles

“ Trees, though they are cut and lopped, grow up again quickly, but if men are destroyed, it is not easy to get them again. ”

- Pericles

“ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. ”

- Pericles

“ Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the wisest counsellor of all. ”

- Pericles

“ Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time. ”

- Pericles

“ Wait for the wisest of all counselors: time. ”

- Pericles

“ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. ”

- Pericles

“ A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill. ”

- Pericles

“ For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial. ”

- Pericles

“ Master, I marvel how the fishes live in the sea. Why, as men do a-land: the great ones eat up the little ones. ”

- Pericles

“ We do not imitate, but are a model to others. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the king of all men, he is their parent and their grave, and gives them what he will and not what they crave. ”

- Pericles

“ Wait for the wisest of all counselors: time. ”

- Pericles

“ Time is the wisest counsellor of all. ”

- Pericles

“ Wait for the wisest of all counselors: time. ”

- Pericles

“ We do not imitate, but are a model to others. ”

- Pericles

“ Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. ”

- Pericles

“ Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. ”

- Pericles

“ For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial. ”

- Pericles

“ What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others. ”

- Pericles

“ Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. ”

- Pericles

“ The whole earth is the tomb of heroic men and their story is not given only on stone over their clay but abides everywhere without visible symbol woven into the stuff of other mens lives. ”

- Pericles
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