Quote for Today: Edith Hamilton

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February 11, 2017 by katmcdaniel

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To the Greeks, the word “character” first referred to the stamp upon a coin. By extension, man was the coin, and the character trait was the stamp imprinted upon him. To them, that trait, for example bravery, was a share of something all mankind had, rather than means of distinguishing one from the whole.
Edith Hamilton, The Greek Way

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