Monday, September 18, 2017

Geoffrey Chaucer


Geoffrey Chaucer (1342-1400)

"Let's see who shall be first to tell a tale.
And as I hope to drink good wine and ale
I'll be your judge."
  • From The Canterbury Tales (Prologue) by Geoffrey Chaucer, translated to modern English by Nevill Coghill (Penguin Classics, 2003).


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Friday, September 15, 2017

Christine de Pizan


Christine de Pizan (French Writer, 1364-1430 CE)

"I tell you, the day that all men attain perfection, women will follow their example."
  • From The Book of the City of Ladies by Christine de Pizan, translated by Rosalind Brown-Grant (Penguin Classics, 1999).


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Malleus Maleficarum


The Malleus Maleficarum (Written by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, c. 1487)

"It is also a matter of common experience that the tongue of one prudent man can subdue the wrangling of a multitude."
  • From The Malleus Maleficarum by Heinrich Kramer and James Sprenger, translated by Montague Summers (Dover Publications, 1971).


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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Plato


Plato (c. 427-347 BCE)
"A moral person doesn't set himself up as superior to people who are like him, but only to people who are unlike him; an immoral person, on the other hand, sets himself up as superior to people who are like him as well as to people who are unlike him."
  • From Plato's Republic (Chapter 1), translated by Robin Waterfield, 1994.


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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Albert Camus


Albert Camus (1913-1960 CE)

"The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy."
  • From The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus, translated by Justin O'Brien (Random House, 1983).


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Monday, September 11, 2017

Aristotle


Aristotle (384-322 BCE)

"The end of medical science is health; of military science, victory; of economic science, wealth."
  • From The Nicomachean Ethics by Aristotle, translated by J. A. K. Thomson (Penguin Classics, 2004).


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Sunday, September 10, 2017

Mo Tzu



Mo Tzu (Chinese philosopher and religious leader, c. 5th century)

"Even in the deep valleys, the broad forests, the dark and distant places where no one lives, you must not fail to act with sincerity, for the ghosts and spirits will see you even there!"
  • From the Basic Writings of Mo Tzu, translated by Burton Watson (Columbia University Press, 1963).


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