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Constantine Karamanlis
(1907-1998) born on
Mar 08
Greek political leader. Costas was prime minister of Greece, 1955-63; president, 1980-85 and 1990-94.
         
   
F
People who decide they came to earth to work, who make work their personal philosophy, are kept very busy.

R
We are given to the cult of personality; when things go badly we look to some messiah to save us. . . . If by chance we think we have found one, it will not be long before we destroy him.
A
You do what you have to do in life, when you form a philosophy that you can't talk yourself out of.
N
In Greece much has been accomplished because of the common effort of all. But still much remains to be done in order to deal with our national issues, to overcome the multifaceted crisis of today, and to safeguard the place that belongs to us . . .
K
[H]umanity has already entered a new phase of its history. I entered the age of Democracy. Let us wish and let us hope that all men on this earth will enjoy the blessing of freedom, and that when they attain it they will make prudent use of it.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: News summaries, 14 Nov 1956.
R: In NY "Times," 17 Nov 1974.
A: News summaries 14 Nov 1956.
N: Quoted in a Press Release after his death; found at http://www.saeworld.org/news/1998/0427.html.
K: Quoted in a Press Release after his death; found at http://www.saeworld.org/news/1998/0427.html.
   


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