Fight!

January 25, 2015

“Wer kämpft, kann verlieren. Wer nicht kämpft, hat schon verloren.”

(Bertholt BRECHT)

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“If you fight you might lose, if you don’t you have already lost.”

(Bertholt BRECHT)

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The measure of all things

January 11, 2015 blackribbon60

“Πάντων χρημάτων μέτρον άνθρωπο[ς]” *

Πρωταγόρας (Πλάτων, Θεαίτητος, 151e-152c)

* The human being is the measure of all things.

Protagoras, quoted by Plato in Theaetetus, 151e-152c
(in this dialogue, Socrates, talking to Theaetetus, quotes Protagoras)

 

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Illustration based on The Vitruvian Mana drawing by Leonardo da Vinci, around 1492.

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