aleator classicus

Reading at Random in Classical Literature

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics 1.7.16

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μία γὰρ χελιδὼν ἔαρ οὐ ποιεῖ, οὐδὲ μία ἡμέρα· οὕτω δὲ οὐδὲ μακάριον καὶ εὐδαίμονα μία ἡμέρα οὐδ’ ὀλίγος χρόνος.

For one swallow does not make a spring, nor does one day. And in the same way neither one day nor a short time makes a man blessed and happy.

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April 27, 2011 at 12:00 PM

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