Joy to you, we’ve won — Pheidippides (Greek: Φειδιππίδης) Pheidippides ran from Marathon to Athens to bring news of the Athenian victory over the Persians. Also quoted as Greetings, we win. The story of his run inspired the modern day Marathon. By Christophe Meneboeuf [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
the Greeks took up arms for her.
No day shall erase you from the memory of time.
but with the mind.
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.
That everyday people die and the rest assume they are immortal.
— From the Mahabharata.
A single soul dwelling in two bodies.
put no trust in the morrow!
[Carpe diem, quam minimum credula postero.]
— Horace, Roman lyric poet & satirist (65 BC – 8 BC)
is not worth living
— Aristophanes in Lysistrata (411 BC)
Plus ça change.