Highlands Ranch High School - Mr. Sedivy
- Famous Quotes Throughout
World History -
Pope Gregory the Great c.540 - 604
"Non Angli sed Angeli." (Not Angles but Angels.)
The Venerable Bede 673 - 735
"O King, seems to me the present life of men on earth, in comparison with that time which to us is uncertain, as if when on a winter's night you sit feasting with your ealdormen and thegns, - a single sparrow should fly swiftly into the hall, and coming in at one door, instantly fly out through another."
Pope Gregory VII c.1020 - 1085
"I have loved justice and hated iniquity: therefore I die in exile."
Stephen Langton - d.1228
"Veni, Sancte Spiritus, Et emitte
coelitus Lucis tuae radium."
- Also attributed to Pope Innocent III and others.
Dante Alighieri 1265 - 1321
From Divina Commedia (The Divine Comedy) "Inferno"
Inscription at the entrance to Hell:
"Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita" (Midway along the path of our life)
"Non ragioniam di lor, ma guarda, e passa." (Let us not speak of them, but look, and pass on.)
"Il gran rifiuto." (The great refusal.)
" ... Nessun maggior dolore Che ricordarsi del tempo felice Nella miseria." (There is no greater pain than to remember a happy time when one is in misery.)
From Divina Commedia "Paradiso"
"E'n la sua volontade e nostra pace." (In His will is our peace.)
"Tu proverai si come sa di sale
"L'amor che muove il sole e I'altre stelle." (The love that moves the sun and the other stars.)
Geoffrey Chaucer c.1343 - 1400
From Canterbury Tales:
"He was as fresh as the month of May."
"And what is better than wisedoom (wisdom)? Woman. And what is better than a good woman? Nothing."
Famous Quotes Throughout World History -
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Famous Quotes from American History
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Mr. Sedivy's History Classes
| Colorado History | American Government | Advanced Placement Modern European History | Rise of Nation State England | World History |
World History: Dawn of Civilization
to Napoleon - Units of Study
| Prehistory | Mesopotamia & Phoenicians | Ancient Egypt | Greece | Rome | Medieval History | Renaissance and Reformation | Exploration | National Monarchies |
| The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment | Colonial America and the American Revolution | The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Era |
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