The Parthenon Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 34 Quotes About The Parthenon

#1. I just want to make it very clear that I come from very humble beginnings, and I worked for everything! - Author: Katy Perry
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#2. I think people care. If not, why do so many people spend money going on vacations to see architecture? They go to the Parthenon, to Chartres, to the Sydney Opera House. They go to Bilbao ... Something compels them, and yet we live surrounded by everything but great architecture. - Author: Frank Gehry
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#3. In the world over, the very name of our country is immediately associated with the Parthenon. - Author: Melina Mercouri
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#4. I said it grieved me to part from anything that mattered to me, yet I welcomed the grief because it meant I had felt deeply and needed to express it. 'I even had trouble leaving the Parthenon,' I told him ... 'because it was so beautiful and I knew I'd never see it again. - Author: Jeanne Safer
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#5. The elms of New England! They are as much a part of her beauty as the columns of the Parthenon were the glory of its architecture. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#6. The walls that fence our fields, as well as modern Rome, and not less the Parthenon itself, are all built of ruins. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#7. Georgeta cleared her throat, and pushed herself deeper into the sofa cushion.
"You know Penelope Stephanopoulos, Jasmira's best friend?" she asked.
"That Greek redhead with an attitude bigger than the Parthenon?" Erik snorted. - Author: A.O. Peart
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#8. Life is a continuous feeling wherein something you work for it to be happy in terms of your soul. - Author: Fernando Lachica
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#9. The Parthenon is really only a farmyard over which someone put a roof; colonades and sculptures were added because there were people in Athens who happened to be working and wanted to express themselves. - Author: Pablo Picasso
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#10. I keep a picture of my beloved children close by. Also, water and plenty of pads and pens. - Author: Alain De Botton
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#11. Each album takes two or two-and-a-half years to finish between recording and touring. It's like being with an old boyfriend every single night watching the same things on TV. There is a world out there going on that I'm missing. - Author: Bat For Lashes
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#12. I love theater. To have the people onstage right there, to be working in concert with other artists, this is a like a school of fish moving together. - Author: Phylicia Rashad
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#13. These are the ruins of our memories, which loom in our minds like the Parthenon, even as they are decayed and weathered by time and regret. - Author: Jess Walter
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#14. The hand is a symbol of humanity, part of what makes us human - the hand that carved the Parthenon, painted the hands of God and Adam on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and wrote King Lear was the only hand that had known smallpox. That same hand had now given the disease to a monkey. - Author: Richard Preston
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#15. The forge looked like a steam-powered locomotive had smashed into the Greek Parthenon and they had fused together. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#16. I hope these essays have been comforting to someone reading it if for no other reason than to watch me openly admit I have no idea what I'm doing. I suspect most people feel that way, even if they don't fess up. - Author: Sara Bareilles
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#17. The Republicans learned well from Bill Clinton. - Author: Morley Safer
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#18. I think about all the people I wish could die instead of you. - Author: Colleen Hoover
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#19. You must understand what the Parthenon Marbles mean to us. They are our pride. They are our sacrifices. They are our noblest symbol of excellence. They are a tribute to the democratic philosophy. They are our aspirations and our name. They are the essence of Greekness. - Author: Melina Mercouri
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#20. It's so heartbreaking and unnecessary how we lose things. From pure carelessness. Fires, wars. The Parthenon, used as a munitions storehouse. I guess that anything we manage to save from history is a miracle. p28 - Author: Donna Tartt
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#21. The Parthenon without the marbles is like a smile with a tooth missing. - Author: Neil Kinnock
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#22. I must be mad, or very tired, When the curve of a blue bay beyond a railroad track Is shrill and sweet to me like the sudden springing of a tune, And the sight of a white church above thin trees in a city square Amazes my eyes as though it were the Parthenon. - Author: Amy Lowell
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#23. What is the crowning glory of your civilization ... the symbol as clear a statement as the pyramids, the Parthenon, the cathedrals? What is this symbol? What is its name? Its name is Junk. Junk is the rusty, lovely, brilliant symbol of the dying years of your time. Junk is your ultimate landscape. - Author: George Nelson
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#24. People die, sure," my mother was saying. "But it's so heartbreaking and unnecessary how we lose things. From pure carelessness. Fires, wars. The Parthenon, used as a munitions storehouse. I guess that anything we manage to save from history is a miracle. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#25. But now and then there appears a novel which opens up a new world not by revealing what is strange, but by revealing what is familiar. - Author: George Orwell
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#26. There are men whose manners have the same essential splendor as the simple and awful sculpture on the friezes of the Parthenon, and the remains of the earliest Greek art. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#27. I'm a shareholder in three networks in Holland. That allows me to put ideas that we create in Holland on air in Holland, and if it works, then we distribute the show's format globally. - Author: John De Mol Jr.
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#28. for some disturbing reason, no one suggests that aliens may have assisted in building the Parthenon or Colosseum.) - Author: Seth Shostak
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#29. Earth proudly wears the Parthenon As the best gem upon her zone. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#30. Emma was horrified and transfixed at the same time. She was watching Jonah Kinlock doing what he did best. There was a certain macabre beauty in watching form and function wedded together. In Jonah's case, a dance of beauty and death. - Author: Cinda Williams Chima
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#31. I like the thought that what we are to do on this earth is embellish it for its greater beauty, so that oncoming generations can look back to the shapes we leave here and get the same thrill that I get in looking back at theirs - at the Parthenon, at Chartres Cathedral. - Author: Philip Johnson
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#32. The Elgin Marbles were supposed to be on the Parthenon. For many works of art, a museum is an artificial setting - a zoo, not a natural habitat. - Author: Virginia Postrel
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#33. She craned her neck, glared at me through the small opening, and took a step back.
And then she kicked my door in.
Was it any wonder I was falling for her?"
"Chapter 24 - Author: Alyxandra Harvey
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#34. I encourage women to just feel good about who you are. - Author: Anthony Hamilton
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