Our Favourite Quotations

On this page we would like to share our favourite quotations in the hope that they may raise your interest in the books of their origin (see "Books" page) or show you a little bit of the fascination we found in the ancient Egyptian culture. If you understand Hungarian, please visit our Hungarian language quotation page for different masterpieces.
By new quotations you will see a spinning
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Rameses lives!

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Sh.S. 132-134

If you are brave and control your heart
You shall embrace your children
You shall kiss your wife
You shall see your home

- Sh.S. 132-134

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Let Isis work her magic

(brought to you by Neferkare [Wendy] - thanks!)

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Új idézet!"When the gods send you a blessing, you don't ask why it was sent."

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"Now, as regards the time of Muwattalis the Great Ruler of Hatti, my brother, he fought with Rameses the Great Ruler of Egypt. But now, as from today, behold Hattusili makes a treaty to establish the relationshop which Ra made and Seth made - the land of Egypt with the land of Hatti
to prevent shotilities arising between them, forever. Behold, Hattusil binds himself by treaty to Rameses beginning from today, in order to create peace and good brotherhood between us forever -  he being friendly and at peace with me, and I being friendly and at peace with him forever..."

- The first written peace-treaty of mankind,
concluded between Rameses II and Hattusilis III
from the walls of the Ramesseum

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"I will not be the weak link!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Prince of Egypt')

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"So shall it be written! So shall it will be done!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Ten Commandments')

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"The city that he builds shall bear my name. The woman that he loves shall bear my child!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Ten Commandments')

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"I don't know that god. Neither will I let your people go."

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Prince of Egypt')

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"I am not to be dictated. I am not to be threatened.
I am the morning and the evening star. I am the Pharaoh!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Prince of Egypt')

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"Take your people, your cattle, your god, your plagues!
Take whatever you want from Egypt but GO!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Ten Commandments')

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"I am Egypt!"

- Rameses the Great (from motion picture 'Prince of Egypt')

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"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away."

- P.B.Shelley - Ozymandias

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“Death is only the beginning”

- Imhotep, High Priest of Osiris (from motion picture "The Mummy")

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"Three times woe for the nation, which has a king who has been born to be a great warrior."

- Zsuzsa Ghyczy-Dráveczky: Woman on the Throne of the Pharaohs
(Born's attempt of translation)

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"... the first men to tame the fire and the first men to release atomic energy - the first men to build a long canoe and the first men to reach the stars - on the far side of this desert of time they were all neighbours."

- Arthur C. Clarke: The City and the Stars
(discussing billions of years)

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"Linked worlds of Love and Art - linked, because love without art is merely the slaking of desire, and Art cannot be enjoyed unless it is approached with Love. (...) No one was yet certain if all possibilities of Art had been discovered, or if it had any meaning outside the mind of Man. And the same was true of Love."

- Arthur C. Clarke: The City and the Stars

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Oops, this page is always under construction... Sorry!

If you have your favourites and you'd like to see them here, recommend them to others,
please e-mail them to us to quotation(a)kemet.hu. We'll be pleased to put them on since
we have difficulties to get the citations on original their original or English form.
Thanks! May Horus bless you!

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