sexta-feira, 11 de novembro de 2011

Lc 17, 10

Men remember people's mistakes more readily than their good deeds, and this is appropriate. For just as there is no need to praise one who returns a deposit, but to accuse and punish one who does not, so with the ruler: he was elected not so he could do wrong but so he could do right.

Demócrito DK B265 (= Graham Dmc 374 [F243]) 
The Texts of Early Greek Philosophy, Cambridge: 2010 (trad.: Daniel Graham).

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