atticism: concise and elegant expression, diction, or the like. the style or idiom of Attic Greek occurring in another dialect or language. attachment to Athens or to the style, customs, etc., of the Athenians.
Living an inspiring life is worth a praise. But even if one can lead a life following the words of great thinkers then they too deserve appreciation. Quotes are the words of any person who has the knowledge and experience to share it. Therefore following the ideas of successful people can always ensure success.