Food quotes from Greeks

Aeschylus:  “Hunger co-exists with darkness.”  Aristophanes:  “Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.”   Aristotle:  “Plants exist for the sake of animals and animals for the sake of men.”  Aristotle apologizes to any vegetarians out there!!  Demosthenes, when asked how he became successful in rhetoric, replied “By spending more on oil than on wine.”  Diogenes:  “What I like to drink most is wine that belongs to others.”  Epicurus:  ”We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.”  Epicurus:  ”To eat and drink without a friend is to devour like the lion and the wolf.”  Euripides:  ”Once a man be done with hunger, rich and poor are all as one.”  Hippocrates:  “Our food should be our medicine. Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”  Hippocrates:  “To eat when you are sick, is to feed your sickness.”  Homer:  “You are what you eat. So, don’t be fast, cheap, easy or fake.”  Nikos Kazantzakis (from Zorba the Greek):  “I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea.  Nothing else.”  King Midas:  “Tastes as good as it looks.”  Yannis Ritsos:  “I believe that the primary justice is the fair distribution of bread.”   Socrates:  "Some men live to eat and drink, I eat and drink to live."  Unknown:  “For the hungry everything is edible.”  Dr. Hannibal Lecter (The Silence of the Lambs):  "I'm having an old friend for dinner."  He wasn’t a Greek but he did have some great lines.
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Information & holiday tips for visiting Neapoli, Crete

A lively town with many cafes, bars, taverna & shops:relax over a cool beer and watch the world go by

Things to see & do in Neapoli

Church of Megali Panagia, Folklore Museum, Parks, Shops and Walks: Put Neapoli on your must do list when visting Crete.

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