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Quotes by Pericles - (8 quotes)

Pericles - From the Communication category:

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. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Fame category:

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 men's lives. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Freedom category:

Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Ideas category:

Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Love category:

Our love of what is beautiful does not lead to extravagance; our love of things of the mind does not make us soft. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Politics category:

Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Time category:

Wait for that wisest of all counselors, Time. (Pericles)

Pericles - From the Time category:

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)