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"Even philosophers will praise war as ennobling mankind, forgetting the Greek who said: 'War is bad in that it begets more evil than it kills.'"

"We talked about politics constantly in my family growing up in North Carolina. There were always debates. Being of Greek background, it's in our blood to drink coffee and talk politics."

"When I was growing up in Mississippi - it was good Southern food... but I also grew up with a Greek family when other kids were eating fried okra, we were eating steamed artichokes. So I think it played a big part in my healthy cooking."

"The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths."

"Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language because it is necessary to use many Greek words to which there are none corresponding in Latin."

"Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners."

"Religion enabled society to organise itself to debate goodness, just as Greek drama had once done."

"Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners."

"Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns."

"I think great humor lies in playing the truth of a situation. I see myself as a performer and that applies to a Greek drama or a modern comedy."

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