Top 32 Quotes About The Acropolis

#1. We approached Athens from the north in early twilight, climbing a hill. When we reached its peak, we were dazzled to look down and see the Acropolis struck by one beam of the setting sun, as if posing for a picture.

Donald Hall

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#2. Characteristic of the overall difference between Boston and New York, the population at the Acropolis was far less forlorn. Its customers were just those who, for whatever reason, wanted to eat coffee-shop food at very strange hours.

Whit Stillman

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#3. And I don't consider Broadway the acropolis of theatrical art. I mean Broadway is commercial - that's what it is. It's expensive seats and a lot of them that have to be filled every night. Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway, as far as I'm concerned, is in New York the pride of New York theater.

Tony Kushner

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#4. [At first sight of the Acropolis:] It's beige! My color!

Elsie De Wolfe

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#5. Ever since I left Greece more than two decades ago, it has been my dream to return and perform at the Acropolis. This project took more than a year and a half to plan and accomplish, and I would like to thank my band and crew and the scores of people involved in helping my dream become a reality.


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#6. Until we meet again at the Acropolis, bro. I'll be the one killing giants.

Rick Riordan

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#7. Our minds can go no further. The human imagination is capable of no further expression of beauty than the carved owl of Athene, the archaic, marble serpent, the arrogant selfish head of the Acropolis Apollo.

Hilda Doolittle

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#8. Most British newspapers now have more columns than the Acropolis

Ian Jack

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#9. When we retake the ancient places, I will cover the Acropolis in snow.

Rick Riordan

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#10. Athens built the Acropolis. Corinth was a commercial city, interested in purely materialistic things. Today we admire Athens, visit it, preserve the old temples, yet we hardly ever set foot in Corinth.

Harold Urey

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#11. Ibsen is like this room where we are sitting, with all the tables and chairs. Do I care whether you have twenty or twenty-five links on your chain? Hedda Gabler, Nora and the rest: it is not that I want! I want Rome and the Coliseum, the Acropolis, Athens; I want beauty, and the flame of life.

Eleanora Duse

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#12. Performing, not rehearsing, is a dancer's raison d'etre, and I've been lucky to 'etre' in some extraordinary places - Cuba, Paris, Mongolia. In particular, a two-week stint in Greece leaps to mind. We danced in the Acropolis's Herodes Atticus amphitheater, once a venue for gladiator spectacles.

Sascha Radetsky

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#13. The Greeks had invented democracy, built the Acropolis and called it a day.

David Sedaris

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#14. Musically I try to connect a common bridge between such exhilarating feelings as performing at the Acropolis, to the emotions each and every one of us feel everyday. In the end, a good melody will always stand the test of time.

Bradley Joseph

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#15. Much has been said and continues to be said of what little concern the Turks had for the Acropolis treasures.

Melina Mercouri

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#16. Sheep. Looting. Cousins.
Lucien cursed and got out of bed.

Melina Marchetta

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#17. Invention consists in the capacity of seizing on the capabilities of a subject, and in the power of moulding and fashioning ideas suggested to it,

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

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#18. Nothing can penetrate the loneliness of the human heart except the highest intensity of the sort of love the religious teachers have preached.

Bertrand Russell

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#19. The ruins stood above the hissing traffic like some monument to doomed expectations.

Don DeLillo

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#20. This is the city of disguises.

Jeanette Winterson

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#21. It is quite easy to remark the absurdities and contradictions of a country's social system from outside its borders, but very difficult if one has been brought up in it ...

Doris Lessing

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#22. Today, I don't believe in destiny. But I do believe in history ... There's nothing more powerful than history ...

Brad Meltzer

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#23. Obviously, I love superheroes; I love comic book characters, but I ... I guess I've had a lifelong affection for comics, and while I love the characters so much, I also love the medium.

Marc Guggenheim

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#24. We've come full circle but the best remains the heart of the city, the greatest center of the greatest city, our Acropolis, where our Christmas tree is lighted.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

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If your world seems dark and those around you speak doubt or defeat, change your circle. Reposition your life until those around you speak hope, confidence, and paths to success.

Lorna Jackie Wilson

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#26. Always use $$$ where possible Using a monetary value is always the best way to hold your audience's attention and have them remember the KPI.

Brian Clifton

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#27. It's very easy to learn. And very difficult to master.

Sonny Terry

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#28. College football is LSU's Tiger Stadium at night.

Rick Reilly

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#29. Questioner: One question comes to my mind: if everybody looked inward, what would happen? Sadhguru: You would have a sensible world. (Laughs) Is that a danger?


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#30. If men knew all that women think, they would be twenty times more audacious.

Alphonse Karr

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#31. I will have you without armor or I will not have you at all.

Leigh Bardugo

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#32. Out the window in the distance, contradicting the prairie, a mirage of downtown Chicago ascended to a kind of lurid acropolis, its light as if from nightly immolation warped to the red end of the spectrum, smoldering as if always just about to explode into open flames.

Thomas Pynchon

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