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Thought for the Day – September 23rd, 2013


Adams, John. John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, February 2, 1816. Letter.
SEE: http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=hvd.hwb4hf;view=1up;seq=559
WEB PRESENCE: http://founders.archives.gov/?q=%20Recipient%3A%22Adams%2C%20John%22&s=1111211111&r=1
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adams
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/aea/index.html


Thought for the Day – August 22nd, 2013


“fundamenta justitiae, primum ut ne cui noceatur: deinde ut communi utilitati serviatur.”
Cicero, Marcus Tullius. De Officiis. Rome. 44 BC. Book 1, Section 31 (10)
SEE (LATIN): http://books.google.com/books?id=pSfKhvO-QJ0C
SEE (ENGLISH): http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus%3Atext%3A2007.01.0047%3Abook%3D1%3Asection%3D31
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cicero
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.tulliana.eu/home.php?LANG=E&PAG=H
WEB PRESENCE: http://sites.la.utexas.edu/cicero/
VARIANT: “For we may well be guided by those fundamental principles of justice which I laid down at the outset: first, that no harm be done to anyone; second, that the common interests be conserved.”

Thought for the Day – June 1st


“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
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.