Tag Archives: honor

Thought for the Day – September 2nd, 2013

09-02

Hume, David. Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. London, 1777. Vol I, p. 43
Essay VI: Of the Independency of Parliament
IP 2, Mil 42-43
SEE: http://www.davidhume.org/texts/etv1.html#Mil42
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.davidhume.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.humesociety.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Hume
WEB PRESENCE: http://oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Fperson=231&Itemid=28

Thought for the Day – June 5th

06-05

Marlowe, Christopher. Poem. Hero and Leander, (1598) First Sestiad, lines 281-283
SEE: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Hero_and_Leander/First_Sestiad
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=h5AZAAAAYAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.marlowe-society.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christopher_Marlowe
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NOTE: There is a Shakespeare connection through fact or fiction

Thought for the Day – June 1st

06-01

“ὁ δίκαιος ἀταρακτότατος, ὁ δʼ ἄδικος πλείστης ταραχῆς γήμων.”
Epicurus. Principal Doctrines. 341 – 270 B.C.
Also entitled “Sovereign Maxims”
Translation by Peter Saint-Andre (2008)
SEE (English): http://classics.mit.edu/Epicurus/princdoc.html
SEE (English & Greek): http://www.monadnock.net/epicurus/principal-doctrines.html#n0
SEE (English & Greek): http://lexundria.com/go?q=Epic.+KD+17&v=cf
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.epicurus.net/
WEB PRESENCE: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/epicurus/
WEB PRESENCE: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epicurus
VARIANT:
The just person enjoys. the greatest peace of mind, while the unjust is full of the utmost disquietude.
The just man is most free from disturbance, while the unjust is full of the utmost disturbance.