a rose by any other name would smell as sweet –> εκείνο που ονομάζουμε ρόδο, όποιο άλλο όνομα και να είχε, θα μύριζε με την ίδια γλύκα

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a rose by any other name would smell as sweet –> εκείνο που ονομάζουμε ρόδο, όποιο άλλο όνομα και να είχε, θα μύριζε με την ίδια γλύκα

From Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, 1600:

JULIET:
      'Tis but thy name that is my enemy;
      Thou art thyself, though not a Montague.
      What's Montague? it is nor hand, nor foot,
      Nor arm, nor face, nor any other part
      Belonging to a man. O, be some other name!
      What's in a name? That which we call a rose
      By any other name would smell as sweet;
      So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call'd,
      Retain that dear perfection which he owes
      Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name,
      And for that name which is no part of thee
      Take all myself.
A rose by any other name would smell as sweet - meaning and origin.


 

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