Pericles Quotes

- Notable Pericles Quotes Index -

Born: 495 BC, Athens
Birth Country: Athens
Died: Athens, 429 AD
Occupation: Politician

1.
For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
- Pericles

2.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
- Pericles

3.
Having knowledge but lacking the power to express it clearly is no better than never having any ideas at all.
- Pericles

4.
Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics won't take an interest in you.
- Pericles

5.
Time is the wisest counselor of all.
- Pericles

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