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It is better to imitate ancient than modern work.

Tags: Modern, Work  ✍ Author: DMX

The Temple of Diana is in the vicinity of the fountain, which has given rise to the conjecture that it originally constituted a portion of the ancient baths.

Tags: Rise, Temple  ✍ Author: Marguerite Gardiner

The ancient Greeks noticed that a man with arms and legs extended described a circle, with his navel as the center.

Tags: Legs, Noticed  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

In particular, Australia, because of its ancient geography, soil profile and distinctive weather patterns, is more adversely affected by climate variability than some other continents.

Tags: Australia, Weather  ✍ Author: Peter Garrett

In ancient Greece, politics and the market were not decoupled.

Tags: Market, Politics  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

Georgia is not just a European country, but one of the most ancient European countries.

Tags: Countries, Country  ✍ Author: Raphael Saadiq

I believe all religions are becoming obsolete, clinging to ancient concepts.

Tags: Becoming, Religions  ✍ Author: John Templeton

In many ways we are all sons and daughters of ancient Greece.

Tags: Daughters, Ways  ✍ Author: Nia Vardalos

Society therefore is an ancient as the world.

Tags: Society, Therefore  ✍ Author: Voltaire

Not unless I do all these ancient and Italian or French or Baroque in the beginnning, I do German.

Tags: German, Unless  ✍ Author: Victoria de los Angeles

Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time.

Tags: Meaning, Time  ✍ Author: Margaret Atwood

There are certain things in ancient practices that are not worth adhering to.

Tags: Practices, Worth  ✍ Author: Cate Blanchett

The knowledge of the ancient languages is mainly a luxury.

Tags: Knowledge, Luxury  ✍ Author: John Bright

They are at the end of the gallery; retired to their tea and scandal, according to their ancient custom.

Tags: End, Tea  ✍ Author: William Congreve

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan with that of a British nobleman.

Tags: British, Education  ✍ Author: Thomas Day

To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river, - the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream.

Tags: Heaven, River  ✍ Author: Lafcadio Hearn

The ancient Greeks have a knack of wrapping truths in myths.

Tags: Myths, Truths  ✍ Author: George Lloyd

When you're 16, 30 seems ancient. When you're 30, 45 seems ancient. When you're 45, 60 seems ancient. When you're 60, nothing seems ancient.

Tags: Seems  ✍ Author: Helen Mirren

I think the story is the most ancient form of human entertainment.

Tags: Human, Story  ✍ Author: David Mitchell

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity; that is because they are so mystical.

Tags: Mythology, Witty  ✍ Author: Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

The form language used by the ancient Egyptians in their structures is minimal.

Tags: Language, Used  ✍ Author: Harry Seidler

The question of the composition of perceptible objects is one which already occupied the mind of the ancient Greeks.

Tags: Mind, Question  ✍ Author: Freya Stark

A little part of my life is built around ancient art.

Tags: Art, Life  ✍ Author: Michael Steinhardt

The engine of ancient society was religion but the engine of contemporary society, as I see it, is advertising.

Tags: Religion, Society  ✍ Author: Kenneth Williams

The human juggernaut is permanently eroding Earth's ancient biosphere.

Tags: Earth, Human  ✍ Author: E. O. Wilson