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Thought for the Day – August 20th, 2013

08-20

“…nulla enim minantis auctoritas apud liberos est…tamen pluris nostram libertatem quam tuam amicitiam aestimemus.”
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. Epistulae ad Familiares. Letter to M. Brutus and C. Cassius to M. Antonius. Naples. 44. Book 11, Letter 3
SEE (LATIN): http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/cicero/fam11.shtml
SEE (ENGLISH): http://books.google.com/books?id=9pBfAAAAMAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicero
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.tulliana.eu/home.php?LANG=E&PAG=H
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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.”

Thought for the Day – January 23rd

01-23

Franklin, Benjamin. Poor Richard’s Almanack #225, 1733
SEE: http://archive.org/stream/poorrichardsalma00franrich/poorrichardsalma00franrich_djvu.txt
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