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The great pleasures come from the contemplation of noble works. 195. . . .
Images conspicuous for their dress and ornament, empty of heart. 196.
Forgetfulness of one's own ills breeds boldness. 197. Fools are shaped by the
gifts of chance, ...
One should choose not every pleasure, but only that concerned with the beautiful
. 208. The self-control of the father is the greatest example for the children. 209.
For a self-sufficiency in food, there is never a 'short night', (i.e. those who have ...
(18) Painters, however, when they create one shape from many colours, give
pleasure to sight; and the pleasure afforded by sculpture to the eyes is divine;
many objects engender in many people a love of many actions and forms.
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A definitely must read for any Philosophy student or anyone interested in knowing the origins of Western thought. Here you find all the known fragments of the early Greek Philosophers without ... Read full review