The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.
Mind and spirit together make up that which separates us from the rest of the animal world, that which enables a man to know the truth and that which enables him to die for the truth.
The truths that matter most to us come always half spoken.- Baltasar Gracián
Cunning grows in deceit at seeing itself discovered, and tries to deceive with truth itsel- Baltasar Gracián
The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.- Ernest Hemingway
The first casualty when war comes is truth.- Hiram Johnson
The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.- Oscar Wilde
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|Birth:||12th August, 1867|
|Death:||31st May, 1963|
Edith Hamilton was born in Dresden, Germany. She was an American educator and author who was "recognized as the greatest woman Classicist". She was sixty-two years old when The Greek Way, her first book, was published in 1930. She had published other books, among them The Roman Way, Mythology, and The Echo of Greece. She was an educator, one of the first women to graduate from Bryn Mawr, the prestigious women's university. She eventually became head of the Bryn Mawr Preparatory School for Girls in Baltimore, a post she held for 26 years. She retired in 1922 after 26 years of contributions to the school. In 1950 she received the honorary degrees of Doctor of Letters from the University of Rochester and the University of Pennsylvania.
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