Edith Hamilton Quotes

- Notable Edith Hamilton Quotes Index -

Born: August 12, 1867, Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Birth Country: Germany
Died: Washington, D.C., USA, May 31, 1963
Occupation: Author

1.
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.
- Edith Hamilton

2.
None but a poet can write a tragedy. For tragedy is nothing less than pain transmuted into exaltation by the alchemy of poetry.
- Edith Hamilton

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