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Edith Hamilton

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Love cannot live where there is no trust.

— Edith Hamilton

#love #mythology #relationships #trust #love

The mind knows only what lies near the heart.

— Edith Hamilton

#mind #mythology

The power of good is shown not by triumphantly conquering evil, but by continuing to resist evil while facing certain defeat.

— Edith Hamilton

#inspirational #inspirational

The easy way has never in the long run commanded the allegiance of mankind.

— Edith Hamilton


Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within.

— Edith Hamilton

#between #conflict #demands #expression #great

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.

— Edith Hamilton

#animal world #die #enables #him #know

The fullness of life is in the hazards of life.

— Edith Hamilton

#hazards #life

To be able to be caught up into the world of thought - that is being educated.

— Edith Hamilton

#being #caught #educated #into #thought

Theories that go counter to the facts of human nature are foredoomed.

— Edith Hamilton

#facts #go #human #human nature #nature

When the freedom they wished for most was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free and was never free again.

— Edith Hamilton

#athens #ceased #free #freedom #freedom from

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While Edith Hamilton never completed her doctoral degree Edith Hamilton did become an "inspiring and respected head of the school for twenty six years. At first it was unclear whether Edith would be able to audit lectures at all. According to Singer "She had been told that a little alcove would be built in the lecture hall where Edith Hamilton could sit behind a green curtain.

Edith Hamilton (August 12 1867 – May 31 1963) was a German-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 publiEdith Hamiltond in 1930. The New York Times has described her as the Classical Scholar who "brought into clear and brilliant focus the Golden Age of Greek life and thought.

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