Thought for the Day – February 27th

02-27

“ἀλλήλοις θ᾽ ὁμιλεῖν, ὡς τοὺς μὲν φίλους ἐχθροὺς μὴ ποιῆσαι, τοὺς δ᾽ ἐχθροὺς φίλους ἐργάσασθαι. ἴδιόν τε μηδὲν ἡγεῖσθαι.”
As quoted in Lives and Opinions of Eminent Philosophers by Diogenes Laërtius “Pythagoras”, Sect. 8, as translated in Dictionary of Quotations (1906) by Thomas Benfield Harbottle, p. 320
Book VIII, Section 1 (Pythagoras), #23
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Lives_of_the_Eminent_Philosophers/Book_VIII#Pythagoras
SEE (Greek): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A1999.01.0257%3Abook%3D8%3Achapter%3D1
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VARIANT:
“…behave one to another as not to make friends into enemies, but to turn enemies into friends.”

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