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The Most Famous Ancient Egypt Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood. — James H. Breasted

Today the traveller on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood. — James Henry Breasted

There is nothing new in Egypt. Egyptians are making history as usual. — Sayings

Khem was an ancient name for the land of Egypt; and both the words alchemy and chemistry are a perpetual reminder of the priority of Egypt's scientific knowledge. — Manly Hall

Ancient Egypt was a Negro Civilization. The history of Black Africa will remain suspended in air and cannot be written correctly until African historians dare to connect it with the history of Egypt. — Cheikh Anta Diop

From the heights of these pyramids, forty centuries look down on us. — Napoleon Bonaparte

The Nile, forever new and old, Among the living and the dead, Its mighty, mystic stream has rolled. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

She has seen the mystery hid Under Egypt's pyramid: By those eyelids pale and close Now she knows what Rhamses knows. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

They say the Pharaohs built the pyramids Do you think one Pharaoh dropped one bead of sweat? We built the pyramids for the Pharaohs and we're building for them yet. — Anna Louise Strong

MUMMY, n. - an ancient Egyptian handy, too, in museums in gratifying the vulgar curiosity that serves to distinguish man from the lower animals. — Ambrose Bierce

Short Ancient Egypt Quotes

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  • Atlantis was destroyed by the greed of its inhabitants. — Frederick Lenz
  • God, Atlantis was only yesterday. Let alone Los Angeles. Remember that incarnation in Los Angeles? — Frederick Lenz
  • Almost all the people who lived in Atlantis meditated and had powerful psychic skills. — Frederick Lenz
  • It was their intention to start twelve new civilizations similar to Atlantis in these locations. — Frederick Lenz
  • A contented mind is a hidden treasure, and trouble findeth it not. — Akhenaton
  • Darwinism is a pagan religion whose roots go back to the Sumerians and Ancient Egypt. — Harun Yahya
  • Ancient art was the tyrant of Egypt, the mistress of Greece and the servant of Rome. — Henry Fuseli
  • Atlantean medicine was evolved to heal, since healing is oneness. — Frederick Lenz
  • Social media is like ancient Egypt: writing things on walls and worshiping cats. — George Takei

Ancient Egypt Image Quotes

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Ancient egypt quote by Frederick Lenz

Atlantis was destroyed by the greed of its inhabitants. — Frederick Lenz

Ancient egypt quote Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the sp
Ancient lovers believed a kiss would literally unite their souls, because the spirit was said to be carried in one's breath.

Good Quotes

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A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked. — Bernard Meltzer

With or without religion, you would have good people doing good things and evil people doing evil things. But for good people to do evil things, that takes religion. — Steven Weinberg

I've had good times and I've had bad times and I reminisce, maybe when I lay down, but throughout my day I keep myself engulfed in whatever moment I'm in because it could steer me into a depressed state. — Kevin Gates

No matter how successful you become you gotta keep grindin' and be a good person and then good things will come to you. — Meek Mill

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times. It settles for less than perfection and makes allowances for human weaknesses. — Ann Landers

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. — Winston Churchill

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries. — Rene Descartes

Women wish to be loved not because they are pretty, or good, or well bred, or graceful, or intelligent, but because they are themselves. — Henri Frederic Amiel

That is the difference between good teachers and great teachers: good teachers make the best of a pupil's means; great teachers foresee a pupil's ends. My teacher was Ferruccio CusinatiMaria Callas

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. — Marcus Aurelius

Historian Quotes

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There is that great proverb — that until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter. — Chinua Achebe

When you compare yourself with others in matters of wealth, position, and health, you should look at people less favoured than yourself. When you compare yourself with others in matters of religion, knowledge and virtue, look at people who are better than yourself. — Ibn Hazm

History should not be left to the historians. Rather, be like Churchill. Make history, and then write it. — Ferdinand Marcos

Historians are dangerous and capable of turning everything upside down. They have to be watched. — Nikita Khrushchev

We must be very careful not to assign this deliverance the attributes of a victory. Wars are not won by evacuations — Winston Churchill

The function off the historian is neither to love the past nor to emancipate himself from the past, but to master and understand it as the key to the understanding of the present. — Edward Hallett Carr

I learned more from my mother than from all the art historians and curators who have informed me about technical aspects of art history and art appreciation over the years. — David Rockefeller

The new line is that, yes, totally out-of-control migration is with us forever; yes, it is leading to social breakdown and chaos in Europe; but if we adopt ‘new ideas’ everything is going to be just fine. Historians will look back and laugh, won’t they? — Philip Pilkington

The facts speak only when the historian calls on them: it is he who decides to which facts to give the floor, and in what order or context — Edward Hallett Carr

We should show Chernobyl to the world: scientists, environmental specialists, historians and tourists. — Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Old Egyptian Quotes

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The style of ancient Egyptian art is transcendently clear, something 8-year-olds can recognize in an instant. Its consistency and codification is one of the most epic visual journeys in all art, one that lasts 30 dynasties spread over 3,000 years. — Jerry Saltz

When cities were first founded, an old Egyptian scribe tells us, the mission of the founder was to 'put gods in their shrines.' The task of the coming city is not essentially different: its mission is to put the highest concerns of man at the center of all his activities. — Lewis Mumford

Citizens, the priority now is to recover trust between the Egyptian - amongst the Egyptians and to have trust and confidence in our economy and international reputation and the fact that the change that we have embarked on will carry on and there's no going back to the old days. — Hosni Mubarak

Again, if there are really no fairies, why do people believe in them, all over the world? The ancient Greeks believed, so did the old Egyptians, and the Hindoos, and the Red Indians, and is it likely, if there are no fairies, that so many different peoples would have seen and heard them? — Andrew Lang

The sentiments attributed to Christ are in the Old Testament. They were familiar in the Jewish schools and to all the Pharisees, long before the time of Christ, as they were familiar in all the civilizations of the earth - Egyptian, Babylonian, and Persian, Greek, and Hindu. — Joseph McCabe

There are lots of wonderful old Italian actors. You don't need to take an Egyptian to play an Italian actor. — Omar Sharif

I feel most emphatically that we should not turn into shingles a tree which was old when the first Egyptian conqueror penetrated to the valley of the Euphrates. — Theodore Roosevelt

Nellie grinned. "I always wanted to go to Venice. It's supposed to be the romance capital of the world." "Sweet," put in Dan. "Too bad your date is an Egyptian Mau on a hunger strike." The au pair sighed. "Better than an eleven-year-old with a big mouth. — Gordon Korman

Everybody grows up with comedy. I mean, Egyptian comedy has a very, very old tradition. Our theater and our movies are just, like, amazing. — Bassem Youssef

All my stories are like the Greek and Roman myths, and the Egyptian myths, and the Old and New Testament. — Ray Bradbury

Ancient Egyptian Quotes

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You know, the ancient Egyptians had a beautiful belief about death. When their souls got to the entrance to heaven, the guards asked two questions. Their answers determined whether they were able to enter or not. 'Have you found joy in your life?' 'Has your life brought joy to others?' — Morgan Freeman

In practice it is possible to determine directly the skin colour and hence the ethnic affiliations of the ancient Egyptians by microscopic analysis in the laboratory; I doubt if the sagacity of the researchers who have studied the question has overlooked the possibility. — Cheikh Anta Diop

The mystery school continued throughout the greater Egyptian civilization, which was the second age of humankind and later on into the third age of humankind when the Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Tibetan high cultures flourished — Frederick Lenz

By the time the Egyptian civilization had begun to flourish, the earth's aura had already become so dense it was impossible to discover the secret meditation techniques. — Frederick Lenz

The ancient Egyptians used to say: if you say a man's name, he is alive. I take this opportunity to say, Jim Morrison. — Ray Manzarek

I read once that the ancient Egyptians had fifty words for sand & the Eskimos had a hundred words for snow. I wish I had a thousand words for love, but all that comes to mind is the way you move against me while you sleep & there are no words for that. — Brian Andreas

I have discovered the secrets of the pyramids, and have found out how the Egyptians and the ancient builders in Peru, Yucatan and Asia, with only primitive tools, raised and set in place blocks of stone weighing many tons! — Edward Leedskalnin

Now when the ancient Egyptians, awestruck and wondering, turned their eyes to the heavens, they concluded that two gods, the sun and the moon, were primeval and eternal; and they called the former Osiris, the latter Isis. — Diodorus Siculus

A fact bobbed up from my memory, that the ancient Egyptians prescribed walking through a garden as a cure for the mad. It was a mind-altering drug we took daily. — Paul Fleischman

Sluggish and sedentary peoples, such as the Ancient Egyptians-- with their concept of an afterlife journey through the Field of Reeds-- project on to the next world the journeys they failed to make in this one. — Bruce Chatwin

Egyptian Quotes

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The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight. — Golda Meir

By the age of 24, I found myself convicted in prison in Egypt, being blacklisted from three countries in the world for attempting to overthrow their governments, being subjected to torture in Egyptian jails, and sentenced to five years as a prisoner of conscience. — Maajid Nawaz

Ghostface, catch the blast of a hype verse, My glock bursts, leave in a hearse, I did worse. I come rough, tough like an elephant tusk, Ya head rush, fly like Egyptian musk. — Ghostface Killah

Compared with the Egyptians, the Greeks are childish mathematicians. — Egyptian Proverbs

We can't understand when we're pregnant, or when our siblings are expecting, how profound it is to have a shared history with a younger generation: blood, genes, humor. It means we were actually here, on Earth, for a time - like the Egyptians with their pyramids, only with children. — Anne Lamott

The things we do outlast our mortality. The things we do are like monuments that people build to honor heroes after they've died. They're like the pyramids that the Egyptians built to honor the pharaohs. Only instead of being made of stone, they're made out of the memories people have of you. — R. J. Palacio

The Egyptian army concentrations in the Sinai approaches do not prove that Nasser was really about to attack us. We must be honest with ourselves. We decided to attack him. — Menachem Begin

Many clever men like you have trusted to civilization. Many clever Babylonians, many clever Egyptians, many clever men at the end of Rome. Can you tell me, in a world that is flagrant with the failures of civilisation, what there is particularly immortal about yours? — Gilbert K. Chesterton

The fifth century BC historian Herodotus called Egypt ‘the gift of the Nile’. The Egyptians themselves went a lot further. They claimed that their sacred river had its source among the stars. — Robert Bauval

[At Marc Antony's tomb:] Nothing could part us in life, but now in death we are likely to change places, you the Roman lying here in Egyptian soil, and I, helpless woman that I am, being buried in Italy. — Cleopatra

Egyptian Civilization Quotes

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Tutankhamun was not black, and the portrayal of ancient Egyptian civilization as black has no element of truth to it. — Zahi Hawass

If the Egyptian people can create a democracy in the heart of the Arab world, it will be a more significant contribution to civilization than the great pyramids. — Lindsey Graham

Syria is already in the grips of a civil war, unfortunately enough, and Egypt is moving in that direction. We would like to see the Egyptian people avoid this fate. — Vladimir Putin

The Ancient Egyptians were not fools, Carter. They built the pyramids. They created the first great nation state. Their civilization lasted thousands of years.” “Yeah,” I said. “And now they’re gone. — Rick Riordan

Egypt Quotes

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The spirit of complaint is born out of an unwillingness to trust God with today. Like the Israelites, it means you are spending your time looking back toward Egypt or wishing for the future all the while missing what God is doing right now. — Priscilla Shirer

The Exodus from Egypt occurs in every human being, in every era, in every year, and in every day. — Nachman of Breslov

I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt. — Roald Dahl

We are not at war with Egypt. We are in an armed conflict. — Anthony Eden

The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due to the fact that, being stupid, affectionate, gregarious, and easily stampeded, the societies formed by sheep are most like human ones. — Northrop Frye

Build your architecture from what is beneath your feet. — Hassan Fathy

The president requested me to restore order in the national team. I have been designated to be part of the official delegation to Egypt to help boost the morale of our players. — Roger Milla

I wonder how far Moses would have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt? What would Jesus Christ have preached if He had taken a poll in the land of Israel? Where would the Reformation have gone if Martin Luther had taken a poll? It isn't polls or public opinion alone of the moment that counts. — Harry S. Truman

My arrest in Egypt happened in 2002, and I was convicted to five years as a political prisoner. — Maajid Nawaz

Without the Nile, there would be no one in Egypt. It may be a huge country, but the vast majority of its 84 million population lives within a few miles of the Nile. Measured by the area in which people dwell, Egypt is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. — Tim Marshall

Pharaoh Quotes

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I have commanded that my [titulary] abide like the mountains; when the sun shines its rays are bright upon the titulary of my majesty; my Horus is high upon the standard ... forever. — Hatshepsut

A country, after all, is not something you build as the pharaohs built the pyramids, and then leave standing there to defy eternity. A country is something that is built every day out of certain basic shared values. — Pierre Trudeau

Sabbath, in the first instance, is not about worship. It is about work stoppage. It is about withdrawal from the anxiety system of Pharaoh, the refusal to let one’s life be defined by production and consumption and the endless pursuit of private well-being. — Walter Brueggemann

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I think gold is made for kings and pharaohs - that's what I am. — Big Sean

Anyone who makes the life of Jewish people difficult or grievous, as did the Pharaoh, as did Hitler, will be cursed by God. — John Hagee

You can be a pharaoh. Like, a pharaoh means, that which you will become. — Jaden Smith

To the great pharaohs it mattered a great deal to bury their treasures in the pyramids, which they thought they would bring to the other worlds. But obviously it doesn't matter to them now. They went, the goods stayed. — Frederick Lenz

HUMORIST, n. A plague that would have softened down the hoar austerity of Pharaoh's heart and persuaded him to dismiss Israel with his best wishes, cat-quick. — Ambrose Bierce

Revolution does have to be violent precisely because the Pharaoh won't let you go. If the Pharaoh would let you go, the revolution won't have to be violent. — Michael Hardt

Identity is not found, the way Pharaoh's daughter found Moses in the bulrushes. Identity is built. — Margaret Halsey

Egyptian Pyramids Quotes

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I wouldn't mind spending six months a year having a private jet take me around the world to visit natural and historical landmarks like the Egyptian pyramids, Mount Kilimanjaro or the Taj Mahal. — Megalyn Echikunwoke

Schools teach exactly what they are intended to teach and they do it well: how to be a good Egyptian and remain in your place in the pyramid. — John Taylor Gatto

You want to know how Egyptians pulled the brains out of mummies. or built the pyramids, or cursed King Tut's tomb? My dad's your man. — Rick Riordan

I'm building a glass pyramid over the Egyptian escalator where my body will be mummified, so my customers can come and see me forever. — Mohamed Al-Fayed

The tap'ring pyramid, the Egyptian's pride, And wonder of the world, whose spiky top Has wounded the thick cloud. — Robert Blair

From the foot of the pyramids I contemplate twenty centuries, buried in the sand. ... I came here to hold on to fleeting life, and I see all about me only death. ... I write this, not quite knowing what I'm saying, but I dry the ink with the dust of Egyptian queens. — Rachel

I keep a daily journal of whatever weird thought comes into my mind, like when I had a dream I was in North Dakota in the middle of a blizzard and for some reason the Egyptian pyramids were there, too - that I was able to shuffle into the book. — Dan Chaon

Ancient Art Quotes

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I have a high art, I hurt with cruelty those who would damage me. — Archilochus

In Old Europe and Ancient Crete, women were respected for their roles in the discovery of agriculture and for inventing the arts of weaving and pottery making. — Carol P. Christ

Atlantis was a highly evolved civilization where the sciences and arts were far more advanced than one might guess. Atlantis was technologically advanced in genetic engineering, computer science, inter-dimensional physics, and artistically developed with electronic music and crystal art forms. — Frederick Lenz

Unfortunately, half the boats were lost in a great storm at sea, and many members of the six boats that did make it to their destinations safely, were later killed by the very native people to whom they sought to transmit their knowledge of the Atlantean sciences, arts and metaphysics. — Frederick Lenz

The old Atlantean sciences from the tribe of enlightenment, of which there are only a few remnants and chards left in this world, were medicine, law, computers, and the performing arts. — Frederick Lenz

Rae Chorze Fwaz was a mystery school. A mystery school is an occult order comprised of people who study meditation, enlightenment and psychic and occult arts. — Frederick Lenz

All this angst, all this stuff we all feel, is just tied to making art. It's so ancient. — Paul Beatty

When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you. — Lao Tzu

A picture is a work of art, not because it is 'modern,' nor because it is 'ancient,' but because it is a sincere expression of human feeling. — John F. Carlson

[On the ancient Venus figurines:] If the central religious figure was a woman giving birth and not, as in our time, a man dying on a cross, it would not be unreasonable to infer that life and the love of life - rather than death and the fear of death - were dominant in society as well as art. — Riane Eisler

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Long before the advent of what scientists and scholars consider to be the beginning of human civilization, there was an age undreamed of ... the age of Atlantis. — Frederick Lenz

The members of the Mystery school, during the time of Atlantis, had psychically seen the subsequent ages of darkness. — Frederick Lenz

The high-priests and priestesses of Atlantis had discovered many of the deepest secrets of the universe. They had come to understand all about reincarnation, karma, and the innermost workings of the Enlightenment Cycle. — Frederick Lenz

We live in an age that's repeating itself endlessly. We're getting closer again to the techno-chic world we saw in Atlantis that occurs in countless planes. It's indigenous to enlightenment. — Frederick Lenz

Why do you suppose that in the last 100 years technology has evolved a thousand times further than it has in the last 3,000 years? It's the level of souls that are incarnating. The older Atlantean souls are coming back. They have a natural affinity for communication, electronics, medicine, law and media. — Frederick Lenz

The night before Atlantis sank beneath the waves forever, the members of the MysterySchool set sail from their doomed continent in twelve boats, headed for twelve different points on the globe. — Frederick Lenz

The world has always been this way. I am sure in the mystery world of Egypt, ancient Atlantis, you pick a cosmos - There is always somebody on your case. — Frederick Lenz

Their experiments caused them to destabilize the structure of the continent and thus Atlantis sank beneath the waves. — Frederick Lenz

The high priests and priestesses taught the children the secret meditation techniques, along with methods and ways of living that would increase their pranic levels and help them develop their psychic skills. — Frederick Lenz

During the time of Atlantis, members of the Mystery Schools discovered and developed specific concentration exercises that they found would radically increase and sharpen their innate psychic abilities. — Frederick Lenz

They wanted to preserve and protect the mystical knowledge gained from their meditation practices and pass it on to future civilizations they clairvoyantly saw were going to be born after the destruction of Atlantis — Frederick Lenz

In their meditations, the high priests and priestesses of Atlantis had seen that the Atlantean civilization was going to end cataclysmically. — Frederick Lenz

Who do you suppose invented computers? Speaking in terms relevant to you, in terms of earth history, let alone other worldly history, the computer, of course, came from Atlantis. — Frederick Lenz

The members of the Atlantean Mystery School were the earliest human explorers of the frontiers of inner space. Through their meditative journeys and explorations, they discovered many secret astral passageways that led to an infinite variety of other worlds and dimensions. — Frederick Lenz

During the Atlantean Cycle, the earth's aura, the invisible astral energy field that surrounds and protects our planet and through which all psychic perception flows, was very pure. — Frederick Lenz

During the age Atlantis, there were only several hundred thousand people living on our planet. They lived in a sublime state of harmony with nature. At that time, because of the purity of the earth's aura, it was much easier to meditate. — Frederick Lenz

You see, Buddhists are optimists. We never saw sunsets in Atlantis like we do now. We didn't have those great chemicals in the air. — Frederick Lenz

The people to become enlightened in Atlantis lit the "flame of enlightenment" on earth for the first time. The members of the various mystery schools have kept the flame alive by passing on the secret techniques for attaining enlightenment from the time of Atlantis to our present day. — Frederick Lenz

Members of the Rae Chorze-Fwaz order trace their origins back through Tibet, Japan, China, India, and ancient Egypt to the place the order was founded, the lost continent of Atlantis. — Frederick Lenz

Rae Chorze-Fwaz has preserved and passed on their secret meditation techniques in oral tradition from the time of Atlantis until he present day. — Frederick Lenz

The only group of Atlanteans that was truly successful in transplanting their knowledge to a new location was the group that landed in what is now Egypt. — Frederick Lenz

The vibratory toxicity of these subsequent ages would make it impossible for reincarnating members of the Order to go deeply enough into their other memories, without the secret techniques first. — Frederick Lenz

There were many stages to the Atlantean civilization. During the later stages, scientists became involved with advanced particle physics. In particular they were interested in reverse gravity fields. — Frederick Lenz

The computers in Atlantis were infinitely evolved as opposed to what we see today. The science, the technology, everything was really done with light. All processing was done with light, with crystal formations and structures. Electricity is much too slow. — Frederick Lenz

In Atlantis, children who were spiritually evolved from meditative practices in their previous lives were brought to the Mystery School for training by older members of the Order who psychically recognized them. — Frederick Lenz

During the age of Atlantis, the low population density and the resulting purity of the earth's aura, made conditions ideal for discovering secret meditation techniques. — Frederick Lenz

Every apartment devoted to the circulation of the glass, may be regarded as a temple set apart for the performance of human sacrifices. And they ought to be fitted up like the ancient temples in Egypt, in a manner to show the real atrocity of the superstition that is carried on within their walls. — Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Capitalism, gaudy and greedy, has been inherent in western aesthetics from ancient Egypt on. It is the mysticism and glamour of things , which take on a personality of their own. As an economic system, it is in the Darwinian line of Sade, not Rousseau. — Camille Paglia

I may be biased, but I think jackals are cute and cuddly, even if they were known for digging up graves in Ancient Egypt. — Rick Riordan

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