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Anacreon Quotes


A Greek lyric poet, notable for his drinking songs and hymns.
(570 BC - 488 BC)

Bring water, bring wine, boy! Bring flowering garlands to me! Yes, bring them, so that I may try a bout with love.
 

Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter.
 

I both love and do not love; and am mad and not mad.