The ancient Greeks are in many important ways the founders of the modern world. It is true that their culture thrived thousands of years ago, but the ideas, building designs and governments that they founded anciently still exist in the Western World today. From sports to democracy, the Ancient Greeks will continue to influence the lives of billions of people for centuries to come.
Never lose sight of the fact that old age needs so little but needs that little so much.
The phrase ''it''s raining cats and dogs'' came from the fact that pets often hid in the roof of medieval homes to stay warm. During rainstorms they would sometimes slip off.