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To good men, it is not advantageous that they should neglect their own affairs for
other things; for their private affairs suffer. But if a man neglects public affairs, he
is ill spoken of, even if he steals nothing and does no wrong. And if he is1 ...
in them the possibility of suffering more when one could suffer less; and enjoying
less when one could enjoy more; and faring ill when one need not. Now if the
person who adapted himself to these provisions received support from the laws, ...
Those who work and save and suffer and lay money by enjoy the sort of pleasure
one can imagine. But when they take away from it and use it, they suffer pain as if
tearing off their own flesh. 53a. There are some who do not live the present life, ...
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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