PISTHETAERUS: Undoubtedly; words give wings to the mind and make a man soar to heaven.

Aristophanes (c. 450-c. 388 BC) Athenian comedic playwright
The Birds, l. 1447-48 (414 BC) [tr. O’Neill 1938)


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