Mary Renault
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"Mary Renault", born "Eileen Mary Challans", was an English writer best known for her historical novels set in Ancient Greece. In addition to vivid fictional portrayals of Theseus, Socrates, Plato and Alexander the Great, she wrote a non-fiction biography of Alexander.

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It is bitter to lose a friend to evil, before one loses him to death.

In hatred as in love, we grow like the thing we brood upon. What we loathe, we graft into our very soul.

Miss Searle had always considered boredom an intellectual defeat.

The perpetual stream of human nature is formed into ever-changing shallows, eddies, falls and pools by the land over which it passes.

How can people trust the harvest, unless they see it sown?

Go with your fate, but not beyond. Beyond leads to dark places.

Money buts many things...The best of which is freedom.