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Quote of Pindar - Men are the dreams of a...


Biography - Pindar:

Ancient Greek lyric poet. (*Approximate years of birth and death).
Born: -552 - Died: -543
Period:
5th century BC
6th century BC
Place of birth: Greece
Greece

Men are the dreams of a shadow.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
L'homme est le rêve d'une ombre.

German
Eines Schattens Traum sind Menschen.




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Quotes for: dream


Quotes

Quotes for: dream


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.





The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.





Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.





Hope is a waking dream.











Quotes for: shadow


Quotes

Quotes for: shadow


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





Even a single hair casts a shadow.





Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.





All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.





Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.





Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in one's own sunshine.











Quotes

Pindar also said...


Silence is often the truest wisdom.
Pindar  





Become such as you are, having learned what that is.





War is sweet to those who have no experience of it,
but the experienced man trembles exceedingly at heart on its approach.

Pindar  





Every gift which is given, even though is be small, is in reality great, if it is given with affection.





Not every truth is the better for showing its face undisguised and often silence is the wisest thing for a man to heed.





Even wisdom has to yield to self-interest.












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