Crete Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 28 Quotes About Crete

#1. Now you know that you can't go wrong ... If you start each day with a song. - Author: Jimmy Durante
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#2. Venice manipulated markets by controlling production. In the late thirteenth century, wishing to raise the world market price, Venice had all saltworks in Crete destroyed and banned the local production of salt. - Author: Mark Kurlansky
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#3. The last western society to worship female powers was Minoan Crete. And significantly, that fell and did not rise again. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#4. in 1944 the Germans executed brutal, slaughtering attacks on the people of mountain Crete. - Author: Adam Nicolson
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#5. Cicero, in his treatise concerning the Nature of the Gods, having said that three Jupiters were enumerated by theologians, adds that the third was of Crete, the son of Saturn, and that his tomb is shown in that island. - Author: Lactantius
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#6. Crete was heavily fortified, but Nicephorus brushed aside the waiting Arab army by sending in his marines - terrifying Norse warriors whose terrible double-bladed axes could smash through armor and bone alike. - Author: Lars Brownworth
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#7. Being thy servant, O Mary, is a surety of salvation God grants solely to those He will save. - Author: Andrew Of Crete
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#8. My favourite place to write is at my desk in my house in the mountains of Crete. I produce more there because one big distraction is missing: the Internet. - Author: Neal Asher
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#9. It used to be that a fellow went on the police force when everything else failed, but today he goes in the advertising game. - Author: Kin Hubbard
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#10. After immortal feats-of-arms at Narvik, in Holland, at Eben Emael, at Korinth, on Crete and at Leningrad, these men held the encircled airfield at Anissowo-Gorodischtsche in bitter close combat against Soviet divisions. - Author: Frank Kurowski
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#11. The gallant captain vacated his cabin for her, and Manna changed her role from cook to chaperone. All most correct. But it was hardly the done thing to cadge a lift on a torpedo boat. Yet she did it twice in a lifetime. - Author: Mary Allsebrook
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#12. I knew that no matter what door you knock on in a Cretan village, it will be opened for you. A meal will be served in your honor, and you will sleep between the best sheets in the house. In Crete, the stranger is still the unknown god. Before him, all doors and all hearts are opened. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#13. It is ourselves that we must spread under Christ's feet, not coats nor lifeless branches or shoots of trees ... - Author: Andrew Of Crete
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#14. One cannot analyse the character of European gardens without looking beyond the Mediterranean. This is because horticulture, palace life and city-building developed in the Fertile Crescent before spreading, via Crete, Greece, Egypt and Italy to the forests of Europe - Author: Tom Turner
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#15. I have always loved really dense, complicated stories with lots of layers, tons of obscure literary references, and a plethora of inside jokes. - Author: Alethea Kontis
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#16. I wonder if Socrates and Plato took a house on Crete during the summer. - Author: Woody Allen
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#17. Arise my soul, and review your deeds which have preceeded from you. Scrutinize them closely, and shed the rain of your tears, declaring openly to Christ your thoughts and deeds, so that you may be justified. - Author: Andrew Of Crete
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#18. Then it is not uncommon for a man to become lost in a single letter, or hear a voice rise up from the silent page. - Author: Howard Schwartz
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#19. The world's politics are in turmoil, not to mention the Mideast, where the US has mounted attacks from Libya to Iraq to Syria, and ISIS is attacking governments in today's pipeline rivalry. - Author: Michael Hudson
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#20. Does he give you zings in your things? - Author: Penny Reid
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#21. So, you invite a wild rabbit living in Italy to a party on the island of Crete. What's it supposed to do, swim there? Its little tux would get wet. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#22. Each of us is all the sums he has not counted: subtract us into the nakedness and night again, and you shall see begin in Crete four thousand years ago the love that ended yesterday in Texas. - Author: Thomas Wolfe
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#23. Biffi said it was more American on an air force base in Crete than it was in Times Square. - Author: Cathleen Schine
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#24. The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration. - Author: Carol P. Christ
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#25. In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making. - Author: Carol P. Christ
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#26. The majority of our polities, as Aristotle says, are like the Cyclops, abandoning the guidance of the women and children to each individual man according to his mad and injudicious ideas: hardly any, except the polities of Sparta and of Crete, have entrusted the education of children to their laws. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#27. We have here another interesting proof of a connection between XIIth Dynasty Egypt and early Minoan Crete. - Author: Leonard W. King
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#28. The people of Crete unfortunately make more history than they can consume locally. - Author: Saki
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