Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed.
More Quotes from Edith Hamilton:A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.
Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.
Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within.
The modern minds in each generation are the critics who preserve us from a petrifying world, who will not leave us to walk undisturbed in the ways of our fathers.
The fundamental facts about the Greek was that he had to use his mind. The ancient priest had said, 'Thus far and no farther. We set the limits of thought.' The Greeks said, 'All things are to be examined and called into question. There are no limits set on thought.
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