Monday, August 24, 2009
Evil Communications Corrupt Good Manners
"And what of the man who is such a keen man of business that he has no leisure for anything but the selfish pursuit of gain?"
"We must avoid him too, I think. There is no profit in knowing him."
Τί δ᾽; ὅστις διὰ τὸν ἔρωτα τοῦ χρηματίζεσθαι μηδὲ πρὸς ἓν ἄλλο σχολὴν ποιεῖται ἢ ὁπόθεν αὐτός τι κερδανεῖ;
Ἀφεκτέον καὶ τούτου, ὡς ἐμοὶ δοκεῖ· ἀνωφελὴς γὰρ ἂν εἴη τῶι χρωμένῳ.