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Edith Hamilton

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Love cannot live where there is no trust.”

“Love, however, cannot be forbidden. The more that flame is covered up, the hotter it burns. Also love can always find a way. It was impossible that these two whose hearts were on fire should be kept apart. (Pyramus and Thisbe)”

“The mind knows only what lies near the heart.”

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

“...a chasm opened in the earth and out of it coal-black horses sprang, drawing a chariot and driven by one who had a look of dark splendor, majestic and beautiful and terrible. He caught her to him and held her close. The next moment she was being borne away from the radiance of earth in springtime to the world of the dead by the king who rules it.”

“Love and the Soul (for that is what Psyche means) had sought and, after sore trials, found each other; and that union could never be broken. (Cupid and Psyche)”

“None so good that he has no faults, None so wicked that he is worth naught.”

“He drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek and make Hell grant what Love did seek. ”

“Moderately wise each one should be, Not overwise, for a wise man's heart Is seldom glad (Norse Wisdom)”

“Tell one your thoughts, but beware of two. All know what is known to three”

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