Lucian

Lucian

was a Syrian satirist and rhetorician who is best known for his characteristic tongue-in-cheek style
The historian should be fearless and incorruptible; a man of independence, loving frankness and truth; one who, as the poets says, calls a fig a fig and a spade a spade. He should yield to neither hatred nor affection, not should be unsparing and unpitying. He should be neither shy nor deprecating, but an impartial judge, giving each side all it deserves but no more. He should know in his writing no country and no city; he should bow to no authority and acknowledge no king. He should never consider what this or that maMore Lucian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The industry needs transforming. It’s for others to decide whether they want to get stuck in the past or whether they want to come on the journey.More Lucian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The lips are closed, for the dancer has plenty of other voices at his service.More Lucian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Wise is the person at either end. Who can in due measure spare as well as spend.More Lucian quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Poverty persuades a man to do and suffer everything that he may escape from it.More Lucian quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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