Alcaeus of Mytilene Quote

Not in hewn stones, nor in well-fashioned beams,
Not in the noblest of the builder's dreams,
But in courageous men of purpose great,
There is the fortress, there the living State.


"The Bulwark of the State", as translated by James S. Easby-Smith

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Not in hewn stones, nor in well-fashioned beams, Not in the noblest of the builder's dreams, But in courageous men of purpose great, There is the...

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Not in hewn stones, nor in well-fashioned beams, Not in the noblest of the builder's dreams, But in courageous men of purpose great, There is the...

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Not in hewn stones, nor in well-fashioned beams, Not in the noblest of the builder's dreams, But in courageous men of purpose great, There is the...

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Not in hewn stones, nor in well-fashioned beams, Not in the noblest of the builder's dreams, But in courageous men of purpose great, There is the...