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Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded, nay nor canals and dockyards make the city, but men able to use their opportunity.

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Alcaeus

Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)

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δεν στεγάζονται σκεπασμένα σπίτια ή οι πέτρες των τοίχων είναι καλά κτισμένες, κανένας κανάλια και ναυπηγεία δεν κάνουν την πόλη, αλλά οι άνδρες μπορούν να χρησιμοποιήσουν την ευκαιρία τους.

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